World’s Columbian Exposition

Yoko Ono visits Jackson Park, where she will create her first piece of public art in the U.S., a piece she is calling Sky Landing. (Credit Twitter/@yokoono)

Yoko Ono To Create Public Art Project On Wooded Island In Jackson Park

The work will be called Sky Landing, and will be installed on the two-acre Wooded Island in the center of the park, the former site of the Phoenix Pavilion, a gift from Japan built during the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.

06/12/2015

Photo Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

H.H. Holmes

Haunted House Opening Based On H.H. Holmes’ ‘Murder Castle’

From this weekend through Halloween, suburban Rosemont is home to a haunted house based on America’s first known serial killer.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2012

Viking Ship

Historic Chicago Viking Ship May Finally Get Permanent Home

A historic ship that has been looking for a Chicago home for years may finally get its chance.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Museum Of Science And Industry

Major Exterior Restoration Project Completed At MSI

The Museum of Science and Industry has completed a major exterior restoration project, thanks in part to a $400,000 federal grant.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

World's Largest Stove

Giant Stove From 1893 World’s Fair Destroyed By Fire In Detroit

One of the remaining artifacts from Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition was destroyed by fire in Detroit over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2011

Photo Of Leonardo DiCaprio. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

DiCaprio To Star In “The Devil In The White City” Adaptation

In movie set during the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, he’ll play real life serial killer Dr. H.H. Holmes

11/09/2010