University of Illinois at Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair, 1933-1934 (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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[A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
1. [A close-up view of the stairway leading up to the Hall of Science Tower.]
[A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
2. [A large clock tower faces the public square at the Century of Progress "Swiss Village" exhibit.]
[A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
3. [A view of the Hall of Science Carillon Tower.]
[A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638
4. [A View of the Skyride at night. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]

[A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the
5. [A View of the Skyride at the Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934. Supporting the structure at opposite ends were two steel towers 638 feet tall and 3/8 of a mile apart. According to Fair promoters, high-speed elevators transported passengers took to the tops of the towers in less than one minute.]
[Construction of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The
6. [Construction of the Federal Building on Northerly Island adjacent to the Court of States exhibit. The Federal Building featured an art-deco design that included a rotunda and three tower-pylons representing the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of the U.S. government. One of the two towers of the Century of Progress Skyride can be seen to the right of the Federal Building.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
7. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
8. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
9. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
10. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
11. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
12. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
13. [Construction of the one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
14. [Detail of the southern facade of the Hall of Science building. The Carillon Tower is seen on the right.]
[Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
15. [Exterior view of the Carillon Tower as seen from the north entrance to the Hall of Science.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
16. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]

[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
17. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
18. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
19. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
[Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two
20. [Ground level view of one of the Century of Progress Skyride towers in 1933. At its completion, the two Skyride towers stood over 620 feet tall and spanned over 1,800 feet apart.]
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