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Chicago Theatre - Chicago IL
Chicago Theatre, which is formerly known as the Balaban and Katz Chicago Theatre, is located at 175 N. State Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States. The place was opened for the public in the year 1921. The Theatre has a seating capacity of around 3,600 people at a time. It is known as one of the historic buildings in the United States. On June 6, 1979, the building of the Theatre was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Chicago Theatre has also appeared in artworks, films, and television many times.
In 1921, the founders of the Balaban and Katz theatre Sam and Morris Katz, together with Abe and Barney Balaban, built the Chicago theatre as one of the large motion picture houses. The Chicago theatre became the flagship for 28 theatres which are currently being operated in the city. In 1922, Balaban and Katz promoted the live Jazz, which they named as a “Syncopation Week.” Ronald Reagan also announced his engagement to Jane Wyman at the Chicago Theatre. The Theatre has a famously renowned grand Wurlitzer pipe organ that was installed. It is said that this organ pipe could imitate the instruments of an orchestra.
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