State Street at Randolph, 1932, Chicago.
The Ambassador Theater, 5825 W Division and Mansfield (now Monitor Street), 1924, Chicago.
The building still stands and is now a church.
Lobby card for the film noir classic, The Chicago Kid, 1945.
Men’s smoking room in a Chicago theater, 1907, Chicago.
From a German guidebook of Chicago.
Flooding at State and Monroe, (the Orpheum stood at 112 S State Street), 1937, Chicago.
Built in 1907 as a vaudeville theater, the site is now occupied by a Men’s Wearhouse.
via Cinema Treasures
Carnegie Theater, Rush St between Oak and Bellevue, now Hugo’s Frog Bar, 1962, Chicago.
Rainy night, Randolph St, 1962, Chicago. Lee Balterman
Movie Theater, Chicago, 1958, Chicago. Wayne Miller
Exterior and interior of the Sheridan Theater, built 1927, demolished 1991, (exterior shot is 1936), Sheridan and Irving Park, Chicago
Untitled (Chicago Theater Ticket Booth), 1970, Chicago. Wayne Sorce
Scarface showing at the United Artists Theater, Randolph and Dearborn, 1983, Chicago
Jackie Wilson performs at the Trianon, 63rd and Cottage Grove, 1964, Chicago. Ray Flerlage
Burlesque at the Rialto, 1935, Chicago. Aaron Bohrod
The University of Chicago’s production of The Magic Rope, 1948, Chicago. Frank Scherschel
The Princess Theater, 319 S Clark St, 1910, Chicago.
Ryerson and Burnham Archives, Art Institute of Chicago
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