Woodlawn Theatre

1326 E. 63rd Street,
Chicago, IL 60637

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WOODLAWN Theatre; Chicago, Illinois.

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This Woodlawn, the third theatre with this name on 63rd Street and adjacent to the first, opened in 1937 in a former bank building.

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kencmcintyre on November 30, 2008 at 4:02 pm

Here is a sketch from an 8/12/37 article in the Southeast Economist regarding the theater’s grand opening:

WayOutWardell on October 24, 2014 at 10:59 am

Wow, how did they manage to convince the CTA to allow their marquee to wrap around the Jackson Park El support beam?

davidplomin on May 31, 2015 at 7:51 pm

I love the unique marquee letters! Deco!

GFeret on June 1, 2015 at 4:05 pm

that’s a beautiful color photo (transparency) of the 1951 Woodlawn theatre because it also includes the streetcar there. In 1966 I took the CTA el to the Jackson Park terminal with my buddy Ernie V.

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