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Old October 31st, 2005, 08:45 AM   #61
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I think this one is actually in Michigan...

Union Station, 1943
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Old October 31st, 2005, 09:19 AM   #62
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The old Riviera theatre in Rogers Park.

That would be Uptown.

Man, that wasn't even that long ago--you can see the Jordan billboard in the background--but it sure doesn't look the same now.
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Old October 31st, 2005, 09:50 AM   #63
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That would be Uptown.

Man, that wasn't even that long ago--you can see the Jordan billboard in the background--but it sure doesn't look the same now.
Yes, you're right. My mistake. There was an old theatre, though, in Rogers Park by Loyola University that was demolished and replaced with an ugly mall... What was it called? I forget.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 01:10 AM   #64
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Yes, you're right. My mistake. There was an old theatre, though, in Rogers Park by Loyola University that was demolished and replaced with an ugly mall... What was it called? I forget.
I think that theater was called the Grenada. It had a beautiful facade.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 01:30 AM   #65
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I think that theater was called the Grenada. It had a beautiful facade.


There we go. ::sigh::
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Old November 1st, 2005, 01:54 AM   #66
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There we go. ::sigh::
Tearing that theatre down was a ******* travisty. I think it was torn down in the 1980's



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Old November 1st, 2005, 02:08 AM   #67
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^ If they had vision, they could have developed a little theater district around that theater.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 03:50 AM   #68
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There we go. ::sigh::
In my boyhood during the 30's and 40's we went to movie palaces; they and the films they showed were a fantastic respite from the depression.
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Old November 1st, 2005, 09:07 PM   #69
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Old November 2nd, 2005, 09:19 AM   #70
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Old November 2nd, 2005, 04:00 PM   #71
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There we go. ::sigh::
Thats the way I remember it. Its right where the Grenada Apartments are now. Irony.

Oh yeah, they found dead animals and evidence of devil worship in the remains before they destroyed it. To this day, I won't ever live in the Grenada Apartments.
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Old November 2nd, 2005, 05:57 PM   #72
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about the granada. wow! what were they thinking!?!? were they smoking a bit too much crack while making a desasterouse decision like that??
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Old November 2nd, 2005, 11:19 PM   #73
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Thats the way I remember it. Its right where the Grenada Apartments are now. Irony.

Oh yeah, they found dead animals and evidence of devil worship in the remains before they destroyed it. To this day, I won't ever live in the Grenada Apartments.

Hmm. Weird.
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Old November 3rd, 2005, 12:20 AM   #74
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Hmm. Weird.
whats even weirder is you are at 666 posts!
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Old November 3rd, 2005, 12:33 AM   #75
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Is that you, Damien Thorne?
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Old November 3rd, 2005, 12:49 AM   #77
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Old November 4th, 2005, 12:31 PM   #78
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1941


1929


1905 State St.


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lol. Scene from film "In Old Chicago". This scene takes place in 1854.


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1922 Dearborn Station Fire

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Old November 4th, 2005, 02:05 PM   #79
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I never notice the playboy sign.

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Old November 6th, 2005, 03:30 AM   #80
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Check out these old Edison films in Chicago: http://chicago.about.com/library/weekly/aa021901a.htm
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