Creating new media experiences of Chicago history.
St. Valentine's Day Massacre
This award winning episode offers a six minute 360 VR interactive video with narration and brings photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archive to the site of the 1929 St. Valentine’s Day Massacre at 2122 N Clark St.
The MediaStream 150:
Created for display on the Media Stream 150— the largest screen in Chicago— Spaces is a visualization of the Chicago History Museum’s archive of Hedrich Blessing photographs— thousands of images captured by the world-famous architectural photography firm between 1929 and 1979.
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The Great Chicago Fire
The most famous event in Chicago history comes to life as VR, using an extensive archive of 3D stereo photography and panoramas created after the 1871 fire.
The Chicago River
The Chicago River has been the basis of Chicago urban planning since the city's founding. Take a trip down the river and 200 years of Chicago history.
1968 | The DNC Protests
Put yourself in the middle of the famous '68 protests in Chicago: immersive VR with archival photos and oral histories.
Chicagone: The Invisible City
Through VR, explore the buildings of Chicago that are no more, as well as those that were only imagined.
World's Columbian Exposition
Through VR, visit the second star on Chicago's flag: the world's fair of 1893.