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Go There: Future Christmas Wonderland

Go There: Future Christmas Wonderland

Go There is a feature in which our writers tell you about tourist attractions and other places of interest around the city. In 1960, the downtown Osberger’s Department Store unveiled the Future Christmas Wonderland, an audio animatronic attraction that took up half of its sixth floor shopping space. Visitors were directed by temporary holiday employees…

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The Main Avenue Tramway

The Main Avenue Tramway

Throughout the history of civic planning, there have been countless grand ideas and concepts which have never been carried out for various reasons- expense, impracticality, that sort of thing. If one were to go through the planning archives of this city alone, you’d see many plans which never came to fruition- the Northwest Expressway, the…

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