Coliseum, Chicago

Coliseum, Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 194263
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series R-50328
The Coliseum is located on Wabash Avenue near 16th Street. It is an immense building. 378 by 170 feet and 105 feet high to the dome with a seating capacity for about 13,000 persons. It is used for automobiles, land and electrical exhibitions, advertizing, and business shows, and also for the National Political Conventions, which are held in Chicago. For many years the Old Libby Prison, moved to Chicago from Richmond, occupied this site