Uptown Theatre

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4707 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60640 4707 N Broadway St, Chicago Directions
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In Focus: Uptown Theatre

  • What it is: a gigantic Golden Age movie palace on Chicago's north side
  • Year it opened: 1925
  • Size: 46,000 square feet, making it one of the largest theaters in the country, even larger than Radio City Music Hall
  • Fancy fixtures: rich tapestries, sculptures of gods, gargoyles, and other mythological beasts, and the grand lobby's iconic circular staircase
  • Other tenants: In addition to its life as a movie theater, the Uptown also spent the 1970s as a music venue; performers included Elvis Costello, Duke Ellington, and the Grateful Dead.
  • Current status: Closed since 1981, the theater earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
  • As for the future: A fully restored Uptown Theatre is the centerpiece of the proposed Uptown Entertainment District, along with the nearby Aragon Ballroom and Riviera.

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