Experience the White City as if you were there with rare and previously unpublished photographs and gorgeous panoramas of your favorite buildings and locations!
More than 330 pages of breathtaking images and maps guide readers through an epic adventure at the World’s Fair of 1893 in Chicago. Known as the Columbian Exposition, this alabaster dreamland was built to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus discovering the new world.
The White City, as it was known, was built along the shore of Lake Michigan and hosted more than 27,000,000 people during that summer. It was the largest party on Earth! Take a trip through the grounds and admire the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Palace of Fine Arts, Transportation Building, Fish and Fisheries Building, Electricity Building, Mines and Mining Building, Machinery Hall, Palace of Fine Arts, the Court of Honor, Grand Basin, Administration Building, the Midway, Ferris Wheel and more!
Written and designed by filmmaker and writer, Mark Bussler (Expo: Magic of the White City, Westinghouse, Classic Game Room), this stylish book is filled with crisp, black and white imagery of the Fair that features rare photographs from periods sources and a private collection.