Chicago's Uptown Theater A non-profit group in Chicago is trying to buy and restore the dilapidated Uptown Theater, a 1925 landmark that has fallen into disrepair. Jacki Lyden talks with Carol Carlson, interim CEO for the Uptown Theatre and Center for the Arts in Chicago, about the effort.
NPR logo

Chicago's Uptown Theater

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151659/151659" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Chicago's Uptown Theater

Chicago's Uptown Theater

Chicago's Uptown Theater

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1151659/151659" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A non-profit group in Chicago is trying to buy and restore the dilapidated Uptown Theater, a 1925 landmark that has fallen into disrepair. Jacki Lyden talks with Carol Carlson, interim CEO for the Uptown Theatre and Center for the Arts in Chicago, about the effort.