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Fine Arts Theatre


2004 Photo from the Adam Martin collection
418 S Michigan Ave
Chicago IL 60605

Closed
Record #10369  
 Opened: 1898
 Closed: 1999
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity:
Architect(s): Solon S Beman
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Studebaker, World Playhouse
 Previously operated by: Loews Theatres, Loews Cineplex Entertainment

Built in 1885 by the Studebaker company for the assembly and display of their carriages and wagons, this building was converted into studios and theaters for artists and craftsmen in 1898. The interior public spaces, featuring murals on the tenth floor, remain almost untouched from the 1898 remodeling.

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June 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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Last featured 3/5/2005. Last edited 7/7/2014.

 
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