Image ID
DN-0010696
Headline
Hall of States.
Date Depicted
1933
Date Created
1933
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0010696, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2106
Max Pixels - Width
2967
KEYWORDS
Hall of States
Chicago (Ill.)
architecture
buildings
built environment
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
world's fairs
1960.784
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
DN-0010696
DN-0010696.tif
Hall of States (Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934, Chicago, Ill.)
Exhibition buildings
Illinois
Chicago
1930-1939
Near South Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Exterior views
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Bennett, Edward H.
Brown, Arthur, Jr.
Northerly Island
construction
hall of states

The Hall of States or United States Government Building, or Federal Building, flanked in the background by the States Group, under construction for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, A Century of Progress International Exposition Century of Progress. The buildings were located on Northerly Island, where, more recently, Meigs Field was located until its demolition in 2003. The gold dome of the Federal Building and its three fluted towers representing the three branches of the U.S. Government, as well as the front plaza. Architects Edward H. Bennett and Arthur Brown, Jr., Chicago, Illinois, 1933.

The Hall of States or United States Government Building, or Federal Building, flanked in the background by the States Group, under construction for the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, A Century of Progress International Exposition Century of Progress. The buildings were located on Northerly Island, where, more recently, Meigs Field was located until its demolition in 2003. The gold dome of the Federal Building and its three fluted towers representing the three branches of the U.S. Government, as well as the front plaza. Architects Edward H. Bennett and Arthur Brown, Jr., Chicago, Illinois, 1933.

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11/6/2006