Wabash Theater

1838 S. Wabash Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60616

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Originally opened in 1887 as Baker’s Theater, it had many names over the years: Havlin’s(1889), Tivoli(1896), Adelphi(1898), Columbus(1901) and closed under this name in 1909.

It re-opened as the Wabash Theater in 1914 and continued as a movie theater until closing in 1943.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 11, 2007 at 5:18 pm

A Kimball theater organ was installed in the Wabash Theater in 1924.

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