Century of progress international exposition 1933


A Chicago World's Fair along the Lake Michigan shoreline between 12th and 39th Streets to celebrate the city's centennial. The theme was innovation and technology, and featured was the 'innovation' of a Sky Ride on which persons could ride the entire length of the exhibition. Also introduced were Cadillac limousines and "Homes of Tomorrow". An exhibition of American art included work by Robert Riggs, Gaston Lachaise, Lee Lawrie, Augustus Tack, and Henry Tanner. Sources: wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_of_Progress; AskART biographies