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Route 66 activities:  CAF’s The Devil in the White City tour

The Chicago Architecture Foundation tours are one of the best things you can do if you‘re visiting the city. In fact, Trip Advisor, the formidable travel website, gives the CAF tours its Certificate of Excellence. 3,065 more words

Route 66

The White City

It’s no secret that I love Chicago. And one of the many events I love about it is the annual Printers Row Book Fair (sure, it’s called the Lit Fest now, but that doesn’t sound as nice, does it?). 1,106 more words

Studio Prints & Posters

Devil in the White City

Larsen, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America. New York: Vintage, 2004.

In February 1890, Chicago won Congress’s approval, over all other US cities, to host the 1893 World’s Fair. 613 more words

Chicago’s Congress Hotel – Marvelous Photographs

Friedman Fine Art presents remarkable contemporary and historical photographs taken by Chicago photographers. The Congress Hotel is a historic Chicago hotel on Michigan Avenue, which was originally built to accommodate visitors to the… 181 more words

Vintage Chicago Photographs

Book review: Death at the Fair

 Death at the Fair:
An Emily Cabot Mystery

 
Death at the Fair
By Frances McNamara
Publisher: Allium Press
Pub. Date: 2009

ISBN: 978-0-9840676-1-9

Pages: 215… 729 more words

Reading Challenges

Excerpt from Constructing Lineage: Chris Ware and the Columbian Exhibition

Contextualizing the Columbian Exhibition

Ware’s setting of the 1893 Columbian Exposition ought to also be viewed as one such moment when Ware questions comics’ legacy at the same moment he grapples with the paternity of the Corrigan men. 744 more words

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