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McVicker's Theatre
McVicker's Theatre
TitleMcVicker's Theatre
CreatorBaker, Chicago
DescriptionFrom text: "McVicker's Theatre is one of the finest structures of the kind in the country. It is situated on Madison street, between State and Dearborn streets. Its cost was over $75, 000; and will accommodate about 2, 000 people. The exterior, of which an engraving is presented on another page, presents a handsome front on Madison street. The interior arrangements are most complete and admirable. The seats are handsomely furnished, easy, and comfortable, affording an excellent view of the stage from all parts of the house. The stage is of an immense size, allowing the production of the spectacular drama on a scale of magnitude and magnificence that can no where be excelled."
Date1869
TypePrints
Identifierchicagohandbookf00chic_raw_0130.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagohandbookf00chic#page/124/mode/1up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagohandbookf00chic
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
Subject NameMcVicker's Theatre (Chicago, Ill.)
SubjectTheaters
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1860-1869
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionBuildings
Recreation
Book TitleChicago. A hand book for strangers & tourists to the city of Chicago; containing historical retrospect ... descriptions of the public buildings, churches
CollectionPicture Chicago
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