The first Ferris wheel by George Ferris. Build by George Ferris and sometimes known as The Chicago Wheel, it opened to the public on June at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. I'm actually related to the inventor of the ferris wheel.
Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
George Ferris built the first Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The giant wheel had 36 cars that could hold up to 60 people for a total of passengers at a time and was as high as a 26 story building.
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment when this boy hears for the very first time.
The notorious ban on alcohol in North America sparked both outrage and a renowned speakeasy culture of underground bars and secret parties. Hence, the 1920 also became known as the Prohibition Era. Photo: protesters against the alcohol ban.