Image ID
HB-02121-B
Headline
Ballroom with blimp mural at Hotel LaSalle in Chicago
Date Depicted
1933
Date Created
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-02121-B, Chicago History Museum, Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Inventory Number
1991.505
Storage Location
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Acquisition Source
Hedrich-Blessing Collection
Max Pixels - Height
6457
Max Pixels - Width
8083
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
built environment
architecture
buildings
Hotel LaSalle
LaSalle Street
Madison Street
The Hangar
ballrooms
hotels
Century of Progress
Century of Progress International Exposition of 1933-34
International Exposition
world's fairs
Chicago (Ill)
interiors
murals
HB-02121-B
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ballroom with blimp mural at hotel lasalle in chicago

Interior view of The Hangar, the attic ballroom in Hotel LaSalle, located at LaSalle Street and Madison Street, decorated (and possibly created) for the Century of Progress International Exposition of 1933-34. The view shows a room with exposed ceiling trusses, decorated with flags. Several chandeliers hang from the ceiling. A temporary-looking bandstand is in the room. The rear wall contains a large painting of a blimp and airplane flying over the Century of Progress fair site. Chicago, Illinois, 1933.

Interior view of The Hangar, the attic ballroom in Hotel LaSalle, located at LaSalle Street and Madison Street, decorated (and possibly created) for the Century of Progress International Exposition of 1933-34. The view shows a room with exposed ceiling trusses, decorated with flags. Several chandeliers hang from the ceiling. A temporary-looking bandstand is in the room. The rear wall contains a large painting of a blimp and airplane flying over the Century of Progress fair site. Chicago, Illinois, 1933.