The Professional Book Nerd

Happy 10th Birthday, Millennium Park!

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Industrial wasteland turned cultural gem, let’s geek out today looking at before, during, and after photos of building Millennium Park. 

Before: 

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A railway, parking lots, and sparse greens in the space where Millennium Park is now (looking east). 

After: 

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Looking west and slightly south, Millennium Park in all its glory. 

Grab yourself a slice of birthday cake and look through more photos in our digital archives: 

My library looks right out onto Millennium Park! happy birthday, buddy.