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Rekindling The Magic Of The Uptown Theater

  • Aired: 1/20/2013
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When the doors of the Uptown Theatre opened for the first time in 1925, it was the largest, most luxurious theater in the country. € An acre of seats in a magic city. € That € s how the Uptown Theatre was billed on August 18th, 1925, when it first opened its doors to Chicagoans craving entertainment, enchantment and a night at a show. And the actual theater was a show in itself. 46,000 square feet of ornate opulence at the corner of Lawrence and Broadway.

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