Did You Know?
Buckingham Fountain was built by Kate Buckingham and is named in honor of her beloved brother Clarence, who was a director of The Art Institute (hence it's official name “The Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain”).
Not, as so many mistakenly believe, Lindsay Buckingham of the 70's pop sensation Fleetwood Mac.
A water bottle and tripod serve as stand-ins as Michael emulates Daniel Chester French's statue "the Republic," which stands on the location of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair administration building.
A smattering of snacks--have a bite!
- A Brainsnack Annotated Bibliography
Many of our favorite Chicago books, annotated with book info and our own descriptions. Click on book covers to purchase them at Amazon.com, and we'll get credit!
- Get the Book!
The publisher has been saying that Michael's book Hollywood on Lake Michigan, 2d. edition, should be available soon...
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