“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Joliet in Will County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Rialto Square Theatre

Rialto Square Theatre Marker image. Click for full size.
November 2, 2013
1. Rialto Square Theatre Marker
Inscription. The Rubens Brothers created the Rialto Square Theatre as a magnificent vaudeville movie palace in 1926. One of the ten most beautiful theaters in the nation, the "Jewel of Joliet" was designed by prominent theatre architects C.W. and George Rapp and is listed on the National Register.

The structure has an ornamental terra cotta facade, and an elegant interior which combines Classical European motifs.
Location. 41° 31.563′ N, 88° 4.887′ W. Marker is in Joliet, Illinois, in Will County. Marker is at the intersection of North Chicago Street and East Van Buren Street, on the right when traveling north on North Chicago Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 North Chicago Street, Joliet IL 60432, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lockport Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Congregational Church (approx. 4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lockport City Hall (approx. 4.6 miles away); Illinois & Michigan Canal Office (approx. 4.6 miles away); William Schuler (approx. 4.6 miles away); George Gaylord (approx. 4.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Categories. Industry & Commerce
Rubens Rialto Square Theatre image. Click for full size.
November 2, 2013
2. Rubens Rialto Square Theatre
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2013. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 3, 2013. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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