Recreating World's Columbian Exposition?

"If Las Vegas can re-create big chunks of Paris, Venice and ancient Egypt as casinos, why can't Chicago re-create the White City?"

While touring the site of the 1893 world's fair in Chicago, and discussing the legacy of Daniel Burnham's historic complex a writer and a historian contemplate an interesting idea--bring back the glory of the White City as a grand entertainment complex.

Thanks to Erin Clark

Full Story: Could fair's White City rise again?

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
Book cover of Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Featuring thought-provoking commentary and insights from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in the field.
$18.95
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
$23.00