National Geographic : 1934 Apr
00 BEAUTY AND ART, SCIENCE AND BUSINESS HAVE BUILT THEIR TEMPLES ON CHICAGO'S PRIMEVAL MUD FLATS The Field Museum of Natural History (left) houses a notable collection, including the Malvina Hoffman bronzes (see text, page 481). Inthe John GShedd Aqua rium (center) tropical fish occupy de luxe apartments (see "Rainbow Denizens of the Aquarium" in the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE for January, 1934). The Art Institute, beyond Burnham and Grant Parks, has a world-wide reputation. A mighty city occupies what was formerly malarial swamp land, cut bytwo mere creeks, the Chicago and Calumet rivers. In the foreground is the north entrance to A Century of Progress International Exposition.