Dome Building

Title

Dome Building

Subject

Illinois State Fair
Illinois--Springfield
Illinois--Chicago
World's Columbian Exposition
Architecture

Description

The large glass Dome Building was originally built for the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. It was purchased and relocated to the permanent Illinois State fairgrounds in Springfield in 1895. The building housed soldiers and National Guard Offices during World War I, before it was destroyed by fire in 1917.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1900-XX-XX

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401557
Brown's Career College Collection

Original Format

albumen print
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

22 x 30 cm

Citation

“Dome Building,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 28, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/24515.