The original, or first, Ferris Wheel was designed and build by George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. for the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. The Wheel was 80.4 metres (264 ft) tall and had 36 cars. It was destroyed in 1906.
Field Museum of Natural History and its collections originated from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and is now one of the largest such museums in the world. The Field Museum is also an example of classical revival.