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Bigler, Brian J.; Mudrey, Lynn Martinson / The Norway Building of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair : a building's journey from Norway to America : an architectural legacy
(1992)

From grand exposition to private estate,   pp. 28-35 PDF (2.3 MB)


Page 35

Norway Building on the
William Wrigley Jr property
c. 1933. During its tenure
at Lake Geneva a lattice
portico was added and the
building was given a
yellow ocbre and brown
~~                        paint job.
Little Norway Collection.
process of establishing a private family museum dedicated to his Norwe-
gian heritage, and he was willing to share the cost of moving the struc-
ture to his museum, Little Norway, near Mount Horeb, Wisconsin.
This relocation would mean a whole new beginning for the Norway
Building.
1. Geneva Lake-reference to the lake. Lake Geneva- reference to the lake's surrounding community.
2. Chicago Daily Tribune, November 30, 1893, "Buys the Norwegian Building."
3. Lake Geneva Herald, June 14, 1917, "Philip Wrigley Taking Moving Pictures."
FROM GRAND EXPOSITION TO PRIVATE ESTATE   35


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