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NEW! Walking Tour | A Century of Progress: Chicago’s Second World’s Fair

In the middle of the Great Depression, Chicago hosted its second, lesser-known world’s fair, the 1933–34 A Century of Progress International Exposition. Despite the challenges visitors faced outside the fairgrounds, within them they encountered scientific marvels, changing cultural values, and brazen entertainments. While the fair looked to the future with optimism, its various international pavilions More