Image ID
HB-01763-G
Headline
Exterior view of Electrical Building court, Century of Progress International Exposition
Date Depicted
1933
Date Created
1933
Creator
Hedrich-Blessing
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
black-and-white negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
HB-01763-G, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
6000
Max Pixels - Width
7500
KEYWORDS
hb01763g.tif
Hedrich-Blessing
Hood & Fouilhaux
Hood, Raymond, 1881-1934
Ellerhusen, Ulric Henry, 1879-1957
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)
Electrical Building (Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-1934, Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
architecture
buildings
built environment
courtyards
world's fairs
hb01763g
exterior view of electrical building court century of progress international exposition

Elevated, exterior view looking southeast of the multi-level court area of the Electrical Building, designed by Raymond Hood, at the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, 1933. The Light (left) and Energy (right) relief panels on the upper level wall are by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.

Elevated, exterior view looking southeast of the multi-level court area of the Electrical Building, designed by Raymond Hood, at the Century of Progress International Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, 1933. The Light (left) and Energy (right) relief panels on the upper level wall are by sculptor Ulric Henry Ellerhusen.