Via Huffington Post Books:
"Beachfront libraries are an ingenious addition to shorelines around the world. Forget your book? Go grab a replacement. Finished your latest read? No worries, many choices await you."
Industrial wasteland turned cultural gem, let’s geek out today looking at before, during, and after photos of building Millennium Park.
A railway, parking lots, and sparse greens in the space where Millennium Park is now (looking east).
Looking west and slightly south, Millennium Park in all its glory.
Grab yourself a slice of birthday cake and look through more photos in our digital archives: shar.es/NkP4S
Elephant Breaks Into Dearborn Street Restaurant; eats 12 pies.
And who could blame him?! Who doesn’t LOVE pie.
For #TBT, enjoy this article from the June 16, 1908 Chicago Examiner, courtesy of our Special Collections & Preservation Division.
The full Examiner can be accessed here: http://digital.chipublib.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/examiner/id/10146/rec/1