Rush Theatre

874 N. Wabash Street,
Chicago, IL 60611

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DavidZornig
DavidZornig on April 22, 2014 at 6:19 pm

The Overview needs to be corrected to the Rush Theatre as being “across from where Conners Park is located”. It was not where Conners Park is, which is still there. The back half of the Sofitel Hotel, is now where the Rush Theatre stood.

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on April 22, 2014 at 6:06 pm

Here is the 1976 photo as The Candy Store.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7ex03Kg2w1rvs8d8o1_500.jpg

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on December 1, 2013 at 5:27 am

The above address is incorrect. The Rush Theatre was located at 874 N. Wabash, not Rush. Conners Park has been a park since 1848. Google Conners Park on the www.ChicagoParkDistrict.com website for it’s history. The Alley, Rat Fink, Scotch Mist & Candy Store listed above were also all at the Wabash address. A photo of the Candy Store in 1976 can be found on a search of the Candy Store name, Chicago and the year on a website called Gapers Block.