Historic Map - Chicago, IL - 1893 - Rand McNally & Co.

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View of Chicago, Cook County, I.L., 1893 / drawn & published by Rand McNally and Company.

This bird’s-eye view print of Chicago’s Columbian Exhibition was drawn and published by Rand McNally & Co. in 1893. The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 was a major boost to Chicago’s international popularity.

The highly anticipated celebration of the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the “new world” displayed the inventive features of the 1890's including Nikola Tesla’s newly patented high-frequency lighting system. Temporary and permanent buildings of all styles stood within formally designed grounds. George Ferris built his famous 264-foot wheel ride along the Midway Plaisance.

Over twenty five million visitors attended the event from May 1, 1893 until October 30, 1893.

The colorful reference map includes streets, buildings, bridges and waterways. It portrays port activity and railroad routes. Featured is an inset illustration of View of Chicago in 1832.

Listed Number and Letter Coded References:

Administration Building.
Administration Station, Intramural Ry.
Admissions and Collections Building.
Agriculture Building.
Agricultural Implement Exhibit.
Angling Exhibit, Fisheries Building.
Anthropological Building.
Aquarial Exhibit, Fisheries Building.
Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Joint Territorial Bldg.
Arkansas State Building.
Army Hospital.
Art Galleries.
Art Galleries, Eastern Annex.
Art Galleries, Western Annex.
Band Stands.
Banquet Hall.
Brazilian Building.
Café de Marine.
California State Building.
Canadian Building.
Ceylon Building.
Chicago Junction, Intramural Ry.
Children’s Building.
Chocolate Menier.
Choral Building.
Clam Bake.
Columbian Building.
Colonnade Station, Intramural Ry.
Colorado State Building.
Connecticut State Building.
Convent of La Rabida.
Costa Rican Building.
Dairy Building.
Delaware State Building.
Ducker Hospital.
East Indies’ Building.
Electricity Building.
Ferris Wheel.
Fifty-Seventh St. Station, Intramural Ry.
Fire and Guard Stations.
Fisheries Building.
Florida State Building.
Forestry Building.
Forestry Station, Intramural Ry.
French Bakery Exhibit.
French Building.
French Colonies Exhibit.
German Building.
Great Britain.
Green House.
Guatemalan Building.
Haitian Building.
Homeopathic Headquarters.
Horticultural Building.
Hunters’ Camp.
Hygeia Cooling Plant.
Idaho State Building.
Illinois Central R. R. Tracks.
Illinois State Building.
Indiana State Building.
Indian School.
Iowa State Building.
Japanese Building.
Japanese Tea House.
Kansas State Building.
Kentucky State Building.
Krupp Gun Exhibit.
Life Saving Station.
Light House Exhibit.
Loggers’ Camp.
Louisiana State Building.
Machinery Hall.
Maine State Building.
Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building.
Maryland State Building.
Massachusetts State Building.
Merchant Tailors’ Exhibit.
Merck & Co., Drugs.
Michigan State Building.
Midway Plaisance.
Midway Station, Intramural Ry.
Mines and Mining Building.
Minnesota State Building.
Missouri State Building.
Montana State Building.
Mount Vernon Station, Intramural Ry.
Movable Sidewalk.
Music Hall.
Naval Exhibit (Battle Ship).
Naval Observatory.
Nebraska State Building.
New Hampshire State Building.
New Jersey State Building.
New South Wales Building.
New York State Building.
North Dakota State Building.
North Loop, Intramural Ry.
Norwegian Building.
Office Electrical Department.
Ohio State Building.
Oil House.
Paint Shop.
Pennsylvania State Building.
Pennsylvania R. R. Exhibit.
Photograph Building.
Polish Café.
Public Comfort Building.
Puck Building.
Pump House.
Rhode Island State Building.
Saw Mill.
Scales Office.
Service Building.
Shoe and Leather Exhibit.
Sixty-second St. Station, Intramural Ry.
South Dakota State Building.
South Loop, Intramural Ry.
S. S. R. T. Station.
Spanish Building.
Stock Pavilion.
Swedish Building.
Swedish Restaurant.
Terminal Station.
Texas State Building.
Transportation Building.
Turkish Building.
United States Government Building.
U. S. Wind Engine and Pump Co.
Utah Territorial Building.
Vanderbilt R. R. Exhibit.
Van Houten & Zoon Pavilion.
Venezuelan Building.
Vermont State Building.
Virginia State Building.
Walter M. Lowney Co. Pavilion.
Washington State Building.
Weather Bureau.
Wellington Catering Co.
West Virginia State Building.
Whaling Boat Progress (Museum).
White Horse Inn.
White Star Line Building.
Wisconsin State Building.
Woman’s Building.
W. C. E. Barn.


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