Objects & Places from The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson
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Jackson Park - The location chosen to build the World's Exposition of 1893 which would become known as the White City.

The White City - The unofficial name of the World's Exposition of 1893.

Midway Plaisance - A stretch of the fair from Jackson Park to the border of Washington Park. It would include people of different lands and the Ferris wheel.

Wallace and 63rd Streets - The location of Holmes' building where he was suspected to have killed up to 200 people.

World's Fair Hotel - The name of Holmes' building.

The Rookery - A skyscraper in Chicago designed and built by Burnham and Root.

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