152 Theater

152 W. Division Street,
Chicago, IL 60610

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The LaSalle Theater, located on the corner of w. Division Street and N. LaSalle Street on the Near North Side, opened in 1914. By the 1940’s, the theater was known as the 152 Theater, named for its address, 152 W. Division Street. The 152 Theater lasted into the mid-1950’s before closing and has since been torn down.

It is not to be confused with the earlier LaSalle Theater (originally LaSalle Opera House) at 110 W. Madison Street in the Loop, which was razed in the 1950’s and replaced by St. Peter’s-in-the-Loop church.

Contributed by Bryan

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 26, 2008 at 3:51 pm

Still listed in the 1954 yellow pages, but gone by 1960, as Bryan noted above. Phone number in 1954 was WHitehal 4-9471.

Khnemu
Khnemu on November 19, 2016 at 5:00 pm

In two Chicago Tribune stories from April and July 1946, a Buddhist temple is meeting at this address. By 1957, until the mid-80s, it was home to a hardware store.

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