The Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City


Erik Larson

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The Devil in the White City Symbols

The Ferris Wheel

The Ferris Wheel is a monument to American ingenuity, bravery, and creativity. Designed by George Ferris to rival the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the wheel is cleverly built and highly elegant to look at —… read analysis of The Ferris Wheel

Blue Eyes

In spite of the ultimate success of the Ferris Wheel, it’s installed at the World’s Fair so late that it doesn’t make remotely as much money as it could have had Daniel Burnham accepted it… read analysis of Blue Eyes