Chicago: Three Centuries of Theaters

posted by uptownadviser on November 24, 2003 at 8:02 am

CHICAGO, IL — More than 30 historic Chicago theatre buildings are featured in “Chicago: Three Centuries of Theatres,” an ongoing interpretive display of vintage photographs in the Richard J. Daley Center pedway gallery, 55 W. Washington St., Chicago.

Hosted by the Daley Center and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program, the show features definitive facade views from the collections of Joseph R. DuciBella ASID, Theatre Historical Society of America and Chicago Historical Society, and focuses on 15 surviving historic Chicago venues.

This display of “Chicago: Three Centuries of Theatres” was made possible by Friends of the Uptown, the Portage Park Theater, National PhotoImaging Inc., and private donations.

The pedway gallery is free and open to the public from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. For exhibition booking or participation information, please call (773) 250-7665, or view the website at www.uptowntheatre.com.

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