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Studebaker Theater

2004 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
418 S Michigan Ave
Chicago IL 60605
(312) 939-3700

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Record #10369  
 Opened: September 29, 1898
Architect(s): Solon S Beman
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Studebaker Hall, University Hall, Music Hall, World Playhouse, Fine Arts
 Previously operated by: M&R Amusements Corporation, Loews Theatres, Sony Theatres, 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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July 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Last featured 3/5/2005. Last edited 8/20/2022.

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