Rose Theatre

63 W. Madison Street,
Chicago, IL 60602

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The 300-seat Rose Theatre, one of a handful of theatres near the intersection of N. Clark Street and W. Madison Street, opened around 1910, and was owned by the the same man who owned the nearby Morrison Hotel, Harry C. Moir (he also owned the Alcazar Theatre and Boston Theatre, both, like the Rose Theatre, situated near the Morrison Hotel.)

When Moir decided to enlarge the Morrison Hotel in the mid-1920’s, several neighboring buildings to the ever-expanding hotel, including the Rose Theatre, and Boston Theatre were demolished.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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CHICTH74
CHICTH74 on June 11, 2006 at 4:45 pm

Any more information on this theatre?
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