Art: Fair Plans

The process of creating for Chicago in 1933 a World Fair which shall never be tiresome, always stimulating, was in full stride last week. The architectural committee and Norman Bel Geddes, famed Manhattan man-of-all-design, gamester (TIME, March 4), who functions as an advisor, had begun talking details.

All previous World Fairs have had vast classic façades which wearied the eye; interminable promenades which wearied the feet; monotonous planning, usually in squares, which wearied the mind. The Chicago planners are determined to permit none of these fatiguing conventions. Architecture will be imaginative rather than...

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