Map of 1893 Chicago World's Fair overlay. Shows location of original buildings relative to today's park, including the science museum (only original structure remaining). World's fair regaining attention because of best selling book, "Devil in the White City".
The International Amphitheatre was an indoor arena, located in Chicago, Illinois, between 1934 and 1999.
The arena, which seated 9,000, was the first home of the Chicago Packers of the NBA during 1961-62, before changing their name to the Chicago Zephyrs and moving to the Chicago Coliseum for their second season. It was also the home of the Chicago Bulls during their inaugural...
Portugalete Transporter Bridge, Spain. This ferry bridge was built in 1893. One of 8 bridges which is still in use // Schwebefähre in Portugalete, Spanien. Eine von 8 weltweit noch erhaltenen Schwebefähren. Sie wurde 1893 erbaut und ist damit die älteste.
The Great Wheel of Earls Court was based upon the celebrated Ferris Wheel that had been the most arresting feature of the Chicago Exhibition of 1893. The patentee of the Chicago Wheel, a United States naval engineer called James Weir Graydon, had signed over his European rights to Walter B.Basset, a retired British naval officer (Basset later built further wheels at Paris, Blackpool and Vienna...
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