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Former Buildings and Structures of Chicago, Illinois: Meigs Field, White City, Grand Central Station, West Side Park, Chicago Stadium

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781155449678
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42 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Meigs Field, White City, Grand Central Station, West Side Park, Chicago Stadium, Chicago FederalMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 40. Chapters: Meigs Field, White City, Grand Central Station, West Side Park, Chicago Stadium, Chicago Federal Building, Sauganash Hotel, Chicago Coliseum, Palmer Mansion, Wigwam, Robert Taylor Homes, Old Chicago, International Amphitheatre, Home Insurance Building, Pilgrim Baptist Church, South Side Park, Chez Paree, Edgewater Beach Hotel, McCarthy Building, Wells Street Station, Chicago Opera House, Stateway Gardens, Riverview Park, 23rd Street Grounds, Dexter Building, Masonic Temple, Granada Theatre, Tivoli Theatre, Rockwell Gardens, Marshall Fields Wholesale Store, McGraw-Hill Building, Olson Park and Waterfall, Idaho Building, Woods Theatre, Montauk Building, United Artists Theatre, First Leiter Building, Morrison Hotel, City Hall Square Building, Paradise Theatre, Randhurst Ice Arena, Periolat brewery. Excerpt: White City (Chicago amusement park) For other parks of the same name, see White City (amusement parks) White City (sometimes listed as White City Amusement Park in print advertisements) was a recreational area located in the Greater Grand Crossing and Woodlawn community areas on the south side of Chicago from 1905 until the 1950s. At the time of its opening, on May 26, 1905, it was claimed to be the largest park of its type in the United States. It contributed to Chicagos status as the city with the most amusement parks in the United States until 1908. It eventually introduced the world to the Goodyear Blimp, which was first assembled at the park. Time once used the park as point of reference for the city of Chicago. The park was located at 63rd Street and South Avenue and covered fourteen acres of land with gardens and strolling paths. There were several buildings all lined with white lights, from which the park took its name. One of the buildings housed a ballroom with a dancefloor large enough for 1,000 dancers...