POSTCARD – CHICAGO – WHITE CITY AMUSEMENT PARK – ELECTRIC TOWER AND BAND STAND – FAKE NIGHT – 63RD STREET AND SOUTH PARK AVE – NOTE: THE NAME “WHITE CITY” WAS TAKEN FROM THE 1893 CHICAGO WORLD’S FAIR IN HYDE PARK – THE FAIR HAD THE WORLD’S FIRST FERRIS WHEEL AND OTHER AMUSEMENTS AND WAS VERY POPULAR – THE AMUSEMENT PARK HOPED TO GAIN FROM THE NAME – IT OPENED IN 1905 AND WAS POPULAR – IT STARTED HAVING TROUBLE IN THE 1930s AND WAS CONDEMNED IN 1939 – ITS PROPERTY BECAME THE SITE OF A HOUSING PROJECT IN THE 1950s – TINTED – 1916   Leave a comment

POSTCARD - CHICAGO - WHITE CITY AMUSEMENT PARK - ELECTRIC TOWER AND BAND STAND - FAKE NIGHT - 63RD STREET AND SOUTH PARK AVE - TINTED - 1916

Posted July 12, 2019 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized

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