Chicago Theatre - Chicago, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 41° 53.120 W 087° 37.665
16T E 447917 N 4637235
Quick Description: This theatre opened in 1923.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/22/2017 7:45:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMVAAM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Wikipedia (visit link) informs us:

"The Chicago Theatre, originally known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre, is a landmark theater located on North State Street in the Loop area of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Built in 1921, the Chicago Theatre was the flagship for the Balaban and Katz (B&K) group of theaters run by A. J. Balaban, his brother Barney Balaban and partner Sam Katz. Along with the other B&K theaters, from 1925 to 1945 the Chicago Theatre was a dominant movie theater enterprise.[6] Currently, Madison Square Garden, Inc. owns and operates the Chicago Theatre as a performing arts venue for stage plays, magic shows, comedy, speeches, and popular music concerts.

The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places June 6, 1979, and was listed as a Chicago Landmark January 28, 1983. The distinctive Chicago Theatre marquee, "an unofficial emblem of the city", appears frequently in film, television, artwork, and photography."
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