Posts tagged "Frederick Law Olmsted"

Obama Library may lead to destruction of historic Chicago Public Parks

Obama Library may lead to destruction of historic Chicago Public Parks
Could President Obama be the modern day “Devil In The White City”? Political opinions aside, nobody would argue that a Presidential Library in Chicago and especially on the south side of Chicago would be a huge boost to the cultural, educational and economic well-being of the neighborhoods that would surround it. The Question is: Why... Read more »

Carved Wooden Panels from 1893 Columbian Exposition back together again! (Article 2 in a series)

Carved Wooden Panels from 1893 Columbian Exposition back together again! (Article 2 in a series)
Series:  Remnants of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago See Article 1 in the series here : The Columbus Statue and The Cold Storage Building Fire, July 10, 1893   The Ho-o-den Pheonix Palace and gardens were dedicated on March 31, 1893 at 12 noon roughly one month before the gates of Chicago’s World... Read more »