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Video: A 3-Minute History of Chicago's Millenium Park

Video: A 3-Minute History of Chicago's Millenium Park

Did you know Millenium Park in ChicagoIllinois was actually a desolate industrial wasteland until the turn of the century? The 24.5 acre public park, host to a state-of-the-art collection of architecture, landscape design, and art, is now a popular destination for residents and tourists alike -- all thanks to an unprecedented public-private partnership pioneered by former Mayor Richard Daley. To learn more about how Daley made Millenium Park a reality, with the help of famous designers like Frank Gehry, check out the video above.

Cite: Jennifer Whelan. "Video: A 3-Minute History of Chicago's Millenium Park" 21 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/529455/video-a-3-minute-history-of-chicago-s-millenium-park/> ISSN 0719-8884