Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham, Frederick Law Olmsted, and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m.
The World's Columbian Exposition, better known now as "The White City," took place in Chicago in 1893 and was a marvel of planning, engineering, innovation, technology, and entertainment. Twenty-seven million people flocked from all over the country to gape, to learn, to be entertained, and to ride the world's first Ferris wheel. The presentation will tour a history of world's fairs, making its longest stop in Chicago, 1893.