Restoration of the Village Theater Facade in Old Town Looks Pretty Spiffy
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Restoration of the Village Theater Facade in Old Town Looks Pretty Spiffy

It’s been a very long time since Old Town’s Village Theater stopped entertaining people and became a hulking presence lurking a Starbucks’ throw from the lovely and historic Germania Club next door.  Now we’re getting a look at the results of a project to restore that facade to its former splendor. September 2019 construction of Fifteen Fifty on the Park (provided) In the photograph above you can see that...

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Chicago’s Germania Club Building Inches Closer to Landmark Status

I got an e-mail from Alderman Reilly’s office  last week about the Germania Club.  I have to admit, I’ve walked past this building a number of times, but never really noticed it, other than to note that it has one of the nicest, friendliest Starbucks outlets in the area.  Fortunately, others have learned to appreciate the building’s architectural merits, so now it’s headed for landmark status. You can read the...

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