Signbite : Chicago Theatre District : Chicago : January 15, 2013

The Chicago Theatre has possibly the world’s most recognised theatre marquee sign, is an “unofficial emblem of the city” and appears frequently in film and television. Built in 1921, the Chicago Theatre is surrounded with a plethora of fantastically retro theatre signs from the same era.

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McDonalds mimics the Oriental, Chicago Theatre District
The Oriental, Chicago Theatre District
Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Chicago Theatre Marquee, Chicago Theatre District
Changeable Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Changeable Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Pavement Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Changeable Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Marquee, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Changeable Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Main Identification Signage, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Main Identification Signage - tall like Chicago's skyscrapers, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Marquee, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Ornamental Doors, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Logo using sign, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Box Office, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Box Office, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Pavement Stars, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Old meets New, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District
Plaque, Chicago Theatre, Chicago Theatre District