Filmtastic Fridays: The History of Millennium Park in 3 Minutes

Chicago’s Millennium Park celebrates its 10th anniversary this year! In honor of the incredibly popular urban park, The Chicago Tribune has put together a three minute video capturing its evolution from a desolate rail yard to award-winning public space across the span of a century. Punctuated with masterpieces like Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate (“The Bean”) and the Lurie Garden, Millennium Park has played an integral role in transforming Chicago into a bold and powerful city.

From the description:

The site of Millennium Park has been a parking garage, a rail yard, and now an architectural destination. Learn how the park evolved over a century.

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