[Total: 0 Average: 0/5] You must sign in to vote Jackson Park’s Japanese gardens were originally created during the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition. The phoenix emblem was a reference to Chicago rising like the mythical firebird from the ashes of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. After the 1893 Fair, most of the Fair structures were burned or torn down, but the garden colum remained intact. Video Rating: / 5
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