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SHOT 9/7/2007 - Buckingham Fountain in Chicago, Ill. Located in the middle of Grant Park it is one of the world's largest fountains. The fountain was dedicated in 1927 as a gift to the city from Kate Sturges Buckingham in memory of her brother Clarence Buckingham. The fountain runs during warm-weather months with a light and water display from 21:00 to 22:00. Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 3 million people, is the third largest in the United States. Chicago is a city rich in history and also renowned for its architecture. Chicago attracts about 33 million visitors annually from around the world and nation. Upscale shopping along the Magnificent Mile, thousands of restaurants, as well as Chicago's eminent architecture, continue to draw tourists every year. Includes images from the Shedd Aquarium, the Magnificent Mile and Millenium Park (Including Cloud Gate aka "The Bean" and Crown Fountain)..(Photo by Marc Piscotty © 2007)

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SHOT 9/7/2007 - Buckingham Fountain in Chicago, Ill. Located in the middle of Grant Park it is one of the world's largest fountains. The fountain was dedicated in 1927 as a gift to the city from Kate Sturges Buckingham in memory of her brother Clarence Buckingham. The fountain runs during warm-weather months with a light and water display from 21:00 to 22:00. Chicago is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the largest in the Midwest and, with a population of nearly 3 million people, is the third largest in the United States. Chicago is a city rich in history and also renowned for its architecture. Chicago attracts about 33 million visitors annually from around the world and nation. Upscale shopping along the Magnificent Mile, thousands of restaurants, as well as Chicago's eminent architecture, continue to draw tourists every year. Includes images from the Shedd Aquarium, the Magnificent Mile and Millenium Park (Including Cloud Gate aka "The Bean" and Crown Fountain)..(Photo by Marc Piscotty © 2007)