Art: Geddes at the Fair

When the Chicago World's Fair opens in 1933 it will disclose a synthetic metropolis eight square miles in area, as colorful as the vanished palaces of Carthage, as modern in design as a straight-eight motor. These qualities are assured by a commission of eight architects who long ago for sook archaeology to create skyscrapers: Harvey Wiley Corbett (Chairman), Ralph T. Walker and Raymond M. Hood, of Manhattan; John A. Holabird, Edward H. Bennett and Daniel H. Burnham of Chica go; Arthur Brown Jr., of San Francisco;...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!