Image ID
HB-01543
Headline
Skyride Otis Elevator exhibit booth, Century of Progress International Exposition
Date Depicted
March 30, 1933
Date Created
March 30, 1933
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
cellulose nitrate negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-01543, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
8042
Max Pixels - Width
6393
KEYWORDS
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Chicago (Ill.)
Otis Elevator Company
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
Hedrich-Blessing (Firm)
Skyride (Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934, Chicago, Ill.)
elevators
Otis Elevator
Skyride
booths
Hedrich-Blessing
16th Street
Northerly Island
attractions
exhibitions
exhibits
world's fairs
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skyride otis elevator exhibit booth century of progress international exposition

An Otis Elevator exhibit booth in the form of an elevator cab at the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago. The top of the cab has the sign Skyride. One steel tower of Skyride was located circa 16th Street, while the other tower was located across the lagoon on Northerly Island. Photographed for Otis Elevator Company, Chicago, Illinois, March 30, 1933.

An Otis Elevator exhibit booth in the form of an elevator cab at the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago. The top of the cab has the sign Skyride. One steel tower of Skyride was located circa 16th Street, while the other tower was located across the lagoon on Northerly Island. Photographed for Otis Elevator Company, Chicago, Illinois, March 30, 1933.