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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1889/00/00 Paul Mueller Engineer Auditorium Building is built for Ferdinand Peck, one of the first large theaters to depart from the horseshoe layout
1889/00/00 Adler and Sullivan Architect Auditorium Building is built for Ferdinand Peck, one of the first large theaters to depart from the horseshoe layout
1891/10/16 Theodore Thomas Conductor Chicago Orchestra's inaugural concert
1904/04/00 Richard Strauss Guest Conductor Richard Strauss conducts the Chicago Orchestra, with his wife Pauline de Ahna as soprano soloist.
1916/11/00 Amelita Galli-Curci Opera Amelita Galli-Curci makes her American debut, appearing to great acclaim in Rigoletto at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre. She stayed with the Chicago Opera Association until 1921. Rigoletto
1923/00/00 Mark Skinner Willing Land Owner Owners of the Auditorium Building sue the owners of the Auditorium Building lot to be able to tear down the building, Chicago Auditorium Association vs Mark Skinner Willing and The Northern Trust Company
1932/00/00 Holabird and Root Architect Auditorium Building undergoes a major renovation, hoping to capitalize on the tourist trade generated by the Century of Progress Exposition A Century of Progress International Exposition

Data »

Particulars for Auditorium Building, Roosevelt University:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Business
Area of Significance Engineering
Architectural Style Late 19th and early 20th century american movements
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Professional
Area of Significance Theater



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000230
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Adler,Dankmar; Sullivan,Louis
Architectural Style: Late 19th and early 20th century american movements
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Engineering, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1889
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Professional, Theater, Business
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: College

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
The Pit: A Story of Chicago Book
Frank Norris The Pitt is set outside the Auditorium Theatre
The Untouchables Film Brian De Palma Lexington lobby Film Location

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