Uptown Theatre’s $75 million restoration will begin next summer
November 15, 2018 | Posted by Justin Weidl
The Chicago Tribune's Chris Jones highlights more details about the much-anticipated renovations of the landmark Uptown Theatre.
From the article: “After decades of decay, Chicago officials say the long-talked-about restoration of the Uptown Theater will finally start next summer at a projected cost of $75 million. If the restoration comes to pass — past promises have fizzled — it would bring back to life one of the most glorious movie palaces in the country, a nearly-century old masterpiece that many hope could launch a rebirth in the neighborhood around it. The city’s Community Development Commission, which reviews projects that gets tax-increment financing subsidies, signed off the project Tuesday. Some $14 million from an Uptown TIF is earmarked for the restoration.”