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Oak Park Theatre, 116-120 South Marion Street, Oak Park, Cook County, IL



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B&W Photos

HB443575
View From North West Distant View Of Front

HB443576
View From West Showing Front

HB443577
View From South West Showing Front And South Side

HB443578
View From North East Showing Rear

HB443579
View From North West Showing Corner Of Building


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Item Title


Location
116-120 South Marion Street, Oak%252BPark, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1149
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-152).
Building/structure dates: 1913 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1929 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1930 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1936 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1973 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1915 subsequent work
Significance: The theatre was built to accommodate both vaudeville and motion picture. The Oak Park Theatre was the third major theatre to be built after the turn of the century. The first and largest was the Warrington Opera House designed by architect E. E. Roberts, and built in 1902. The Play House Theatre, A Prairie School design by Roberts also, opened in 1913.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW FROM NORTH WEST DISTANT VIEW OF FRONT
2. VIEW FROM WEST SHOWING FRONT
3. VIEW FROM SOUTH WEST SHOWING FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE
4. VIEW FROM NORTH EAST SHOWING REAR
5. VIEW FROM NORTH WEST SHOWING CORNER OF BUILDING


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