Chicago Navy Pier - Fine Art

Regular price Sale price $25.00

All art is printed and handmade on demand so please allow 2-3 weeks for production and delivery.

In 1914 construction began on 1 of 5 proposed Chicago Municipal Piers, which turned out to be the only one built. It was to be for many public uses but World War I put on the kibosh. From 1917-1918 the pier was requisitioned for Navy, Army, and Red Cross personnel. After the war, the pier, now called the Navy Pier, became a hub of Windy City activity. More than 3 million people visited annually through the roaring 20’s. The World’s Fair brought a steady flow through the 30’s. Then war came again. The U.S. Navy utilized the Pier through WWII, it is Navy Pier after all. The University of Chicago took over from 1946 – 65 but then it saw little use for a decade. In 1976 exhibition halls and events started the resuscitation and after renovations in the early 1990’s the Navy Pier again became a major Chi-town attraction. Today it is home of the 150 foot Navy Pier Ferris Wheel and Pier Park, Museums, exhibition halls, vendors, shops, sightseeing cruises, and tall ships. Eric’s painting, looking in from Lake Michigan, captures the beautiful cityscape as backdrop for the historic, wonderful Navy Pier.

Dowdle Folk Art wants you to be 100% satisfied with your purchase. This is why we created the "No Missing Pieces” Guarantee.* 

If you have a current title and a piece of your puzzle is missing we will gladly send a, one time, complete puzzle replacement of the same title, as it is not possible to replace a single missing piece. All requests must be submitted through a form found here. If you have any issues, please send an email to contact@dowdlefolkart.com.
*The “No Missing Pieces” guarantee does not apply to our hand crafted wooden puzzles that are created one at a time, not mass produced. Those go through a strict creation and quality control process before leaving our building to be shipped directly to you. 
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Dowdle Fine Art PRINTS

TYPES OF PRINTS:

Dowdle Fine Art prints are available in several types:

Mounted Giclée Print

High quality Giclée canvas print mounted on archival board. Standard sizes available for framing.

Giclée Canvas Gallery Wrap

High quality Giclée canvas print stretched over a 1 1/2 inch deep gallery frame ready for hanging.

Framed Giclée Print:

High quality Giclée canvas print mounted and framed in a 6 inch wide frame ready for hanging.

Giclée Canvas:

High quality Giclée canvas print shipped rolled ready for you to stretch or frame yourself.

Double Matted Print:

High quality Giclée print mounted behind a double matte.

Giclée Poster Print:

Framed or rolled high quality Giclée print.

DELIVERY:

Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery as all prints are prepared upon demand. All Fine Prints are packaged and shipped with care.

BE PART OF THE ART

All Dowdle Fine Art prints are eligible for “Be Part Of The Art”

Eric has painted hundreds of people into the art already. In fact, when you look at any of the stadium art, many of the people in those stadiums are real! They’ve commissioned themselves to be placed with their favorite teams. It’s so fun! The only thing better than owning Eric’s art is personalizing yourself into Eric’s art and custom puzzles. Trust me. I know. Check out these videos that spotlight some stories about people who’ve become part of the art.

Select “Customize” on the art print that you would like to be a part of, and upload your photo!

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