By Request: Peoples Theater – Chicago IL

PEOPLES THEATER
Chicago, IL
OPENED: March 1st, 1919
ARCHITECT: C.W. & G.L. Rapp
BUILT BY: Schoenstadt
ORIGINAL CAPACITY: 2,400
DEMOLISHED: 2001

“Formerly located at 47th Street and Ashland Avenue, the Peoples Theater featured a whimsical, triple-arched passageway into the fantasy world of moving pictures.” — Chicago Tribune, Jan 13, 2003.

*Profile information taken from Paul S. Moore Collection, American Theatre Architecture Archive.

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