Century of Progress



Defunct, Operated from 5/27/1933 to 10/31/1934

Parks nearby

Defunct Roller Coasters (2)

NameTypeDesignOpenedClosed
CycloneWoodSit Down19331934
Flying TurnsWoodBobsled5/27/193310/31/1934

Details

Location:The fair occupied the sliver of land east of Lake Shore Drive where the former Meigs Field airport was and it extended south to where McCormick Place is today.  Soldier Field, the Adler Planetarium and the Shedd Aquarium bordered the fair to the east and north.
Notes:"Century of Progress" was the 1933/1934 world's fair held in Chicago, Illinois.

Century of Progress (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

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Century of Progress (Chicago, Illinois, USA)