August 20, 2010

Fire at the Chatter Box / Granada Theatre, Chicago, 1955

Crowd in front of the Granada Theater soon after they were evacuated when a 2-11 alarm was sounded. The Chatter Box next to the theater was destroyed by fire on April 12 1955. The theatre stood until 1990.

Granada Theatre, Chicago

The Granada Theatre was a movie palace every bit as grand as the Uptown Theatre; it was located at 6427 N. Sheridan. Read more about its history (and demise) here: Granada Theatre.

Both the original image and high-resolution copies are for sale here: Granada Theatre Chicago

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