Jefferson Theater

1523 E. 55th Street,
Chicago, IL

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Opened in 1910 as a vaudeville house, the Jefferson was located in the Hyde Park neighborhood, on 55th Street, near Lake Park Avenue. It could seat over 650. It later switched to movies, and operated into the 40s. It has long since been demolished.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 10, 2007 at 5:54 pm

A Kimball theater organ was installed in the Jefferson Theater in 1912.

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