Forsythe Theatre

4608 Indianapolis Boulevard,
East Chicago, IN 46312

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Forsythe Theatre

The Hartley Theatre was opened October 6, 1916. It was renamed Forsythe Theatre on October 6, 1923.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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SpookyKabuki
SpookyKabuki on August 23, 2010 at 4:13 am

There is a picture on View link (Pic #45), but when you click it the whole thing doesn’t load (although you can see the full pic as a thumbnail.

rivest266
rivest266 on July 23, 2017 at 1:50 pm

This opened as the Hartley theatre on October 6th, 1916 and renamed around October 6th, 1923.

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/12566832/hartley_theatre_opening/

Grand opening ads in the photo section.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 14, 2018 at 6:10 pm

The August 7, 1915, issue of The American Contractor said that contracts were being let for a 50'x135' theater building at East Chicago for Joseph Hartley. The project had been designed by architect L. Harry Warriner.

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