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Broan commented about Beverly Theatre on Feb 13, 2013 at 1:51 pm

As noted in earlier comments, Mason Rapp of Rapp & Rapp did remodeling work in the 1950s.

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Broan commented about Princess Theatre on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:35 pm

A group waiting to see Houdini

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Broan commented about Irving Theater on Feb 5, 2013 at 5:07 pm

http://calumet412.com/post/42358089763/south-halsted-st-1956-chicago

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Broan commented about Orpheum Theatre on Feb 5, 2013 at 2:29 pm

http://newprairieconstruction.com/orpheum-auditorium-ceiling

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Broan commented about Gage Park Theater on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:30 pm

The Gaelic was on 47th.

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Broan commented about Plaza Theatre on Jan 27, 2013 at 3:16 pm

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Broan commented about Alamo Drafthouse New Mission Cinema on Jan 26, 2013 at 3:05 pm

http://books.google.com/books?id=1qEbAQAAMAAJ&dq=cove%20lighting%20theater&pg=PA1990#v=onepage&q&f=false

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Broan commented about Stratford Theatre on Jan 26, 2013 at 3:04 pm

http://books.google.com/books?id=1qEbAQAAMAAJ&dq=cove%20lighting%20theater&pg=PA1989#v=onepage&q=cove%20lighting%20theater&f=false

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Broan commented about Alhambra Theater on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Contained 100 200-watt lamps and 18 60 watt lamps.

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Broan commented about Coliseum Theater on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:17 pm

An early article with photos

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Broan commented about De Luxe Theatre on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:44 pm

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Broan commented about California Theatre on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:38 pm

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Broan commented about Bow-Tie Bellevue Cinema 4 on Jan 26, 2013 at 1:34 pm

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Broan commented about Village Art Theatre on Jan 26, 2013 at 12:55 pm

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Broan commented about De Luxe Theatre on Jan 26, 2013 at 12:24 pm

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Broan commented about Crawford Theater on Jan 20, 2013 at 8:53 pm

There are good areas and bad areas of Garfield Park. This is not a bad area – there’s business and new development. How are you judging danger?

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Broan commented about Palace Theater on Jan 20, 2013 at 8:19 pm

J.E.O. Pridmore should be listed as architect. The interior somewhat resembled Pridmore’s Vic Theatre.

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Broan commented about Pickwick Theatre on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am

Nope

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Broan commented about Hoyburn Theatre on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:43 pm

David Zornig found this photo showing the Hoyburn in the distance

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Broan commented about Lincoln-Belmont Theatre on Dec 29, 2012 at 1:16 am

http://chicagopast.com/post/39056373405

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Broan commented about Admiral Theatre on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:30 pm

Drove by yesterday, the Admiral has re-done its entrance in a more sympathetic way – more of the terra cotta is now exposed and a lot of that EFIS stucco is gone.

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Broan commented about United Artists Theatre on Nov 27, 2012 at 6:51 pm

Here is a 1966 view.

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Broan commented about Cadillac Palace Theatre on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Here is a 1960 photo

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Broan commented about Brighton Theatre on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Here is a 1956 photo of the Brighton

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Broan commented about Englewood Theatre on Nov 4, 2012 at 1:20 pm

Here is a 1921 view of the Stratford and Englewood.