Navy Pier Chicago


Subject:
U.S. History By Place , Chicago

Description:
"Navy Pier [opened in 1916] was originally designed as a shipping and recreational facility and has evolved into a premiere family entertainment center." The site features a timeline of pier history, and information about attractions and events such as the Ferris wheel ("modeled after the very first Ferris wheel, which was built for Chicago's 1893 World Colombian Exposition"), the Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows, the Chicago Children's Museum, and the summer fireworks shows.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.navypier.com


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