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Costa Rica - Expo Chicago 1893

Costa Rica at the Exhibition Expo Chicago 1893

The Costa Rican pavilion is located at the north-east corner of the North Pond facing the water, and its location is one of the best in the exhibition grounds.

The building is 31 metres long, 18 metres wide and 15 metres high.

It is of Doric order architecture, with a fine entrance portico supported by large pilasters.

The interior walls are covered with plaster, and the walls and woodwork are decorated with frescoes.

The building cost $20,000, and its special interest lies in a magnificent display of birds and tropical plants.