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Logan, Chicago to open after rehab work

Founding THS member Biff Buttler in NYC tells us the Logan will be back this weekend. (Open October, 1915 as the Paramount with 988 seats, John Ahlschlager, architect.  [He was the father of Walter who did many theatres]. Lubliner & Trinz management.  It became the Logan in November 1929 when it passed to Essaness. It was first split into two screens about 1990, then into four screens as it remains today. Information per Paul Moore Collection, THS Archive)

The Logan Theatre is finally ready for its close-up. After months of renovations, the theater will host a soft opening on Saturday, March 17 with classic films, $1 admission, $1 popcorn and $1 fountain drinks. No RSVP necessary, but it will definitely sell out quickly. . .”

Heres’ the full story with the link from Biff:

http://chicagoist.com/2012/03/14/logan_theatre_soft_opening_saturday.php

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