|Interstate Industrial Exposition Building, 1890|
|Ground Plan of the Great Industrial Exposition Building Showing Lake Michigan and Michigan Avenue.|
|Inside Boyington’s Interstate Industrial Exposition Building.|
|Interior of the Building, Looking North From a Central Point Under the Dome. (1873)|
The Exposition became self-sustaining in 1877. It was the only Exposition of the kind in the country that was self-sustaining, with the possible exception of the American Mechanics Institute of New York.
|Interstate Industrial Exposition Building. (1873)|
|Looking north on Michigan Avenue towards Adams Street, Chicago. (1878)|
|Looking east on Adams Street from State Street, Chicago (1887). The domed building visible at the end of Adams Street is the Interstate Industrial Exposition Building on Michigan Avenue.|
|Sheet Music Cover "Grand Exposition March" by Louis Falk|
Are you interested in the Art Institutes Lions history? They each have a name and were only moved twice since 1893.