Chicago Harbor Light Postcard--Build Your Own Chicago
The Chicago harbor was once one of the busiest ports in the nation. This lighthouse was built in 1893 and features a third-order Fresnel lens displayed at the World's Columbian Exposition. The tower was moved to its present position at the end of the outer harbor breakwater in 1917. The flashing red light was automated in 1979. This card includes all pieces and instructions necessary to make a complete paper model at 1:500 scale, approx. 2.25" tall. All the cards in the Build Your Own Chicago series are mailable postcards, with space on the reverse for a stamp and address and a message. Each card also includes a short but informative description of the landmark the model represents. Instructions are included in the form of multi-lingual isometric diagrams. There is also a Build Your Own New York series.
Size: card--4-5/8" x 6-3/4"
Design: Matt Bergstrom
Member price: $1.80