Moving Pictures
Jul 29, 2011, 10:13AM

Chicago's Grand Old Movie Theaters

"People may not flock to old movie houses like they once did, but as secular temples, many are so wreathed in deep-seated communal and private memories, and in some cases are such grand architectural edifices, that efforts to tear them down inevitably spark a fight."

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