Bidders Vying For Control Of The Chicago Theatre

posted by Patrick Crowley on November 26, 2002 at 4:38 pm

The Chicago Tribune recently took an in-depth look at the Chicago Theatre and the companies who have applied with the Chicago Department of Planning and Development to take over the theater and manage it on an ongoing basis.

Because each of the bidders (Chicago Theatre Alliance, TheatreDreams Chicago LLC, and The Entertaiment Group Fund Inc.) have radically different concepts for the future direction of the Chicago, there is great debate about which proposal will bring the most cultural and economic impact to the city of Chicago.

Definitely worth a read, if you have a spare moment. (Note: registration is required to view this article.)

Read the Chicago Tribune piece

(Thanks to Cinema Treasures regular Bryan Krefft for this story!)

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