• Title Mayor Washington at the New Regal Theater opening
  • Description On May 15, 1987, Mayor Harold Washington attended a celebration, announcing the opening of the New Regal Theater, at 1645 E. 79th Street. The restoration of the Theater was boosted by a $1 million Illinois Development Action Grant program. The grant was part of a financial package totaling $4.1 million and to also renovate the Avalon Theatre.
  • Geographic Coverage Avalon Park (Chicago, Ill.); Seventy-ninth Street (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Subject Mayors; Theaters; Celebrations; Checks; Assistance; Conservation & restoration
  • Photographer Dickey, Antonio B.
  • Date 1987-05-15
  • Repository Name Chicago Public Library Special Collections and Preservation Division
  • Repository Number PHOTOGRAPH SPE-HWAC 1987.5.15.1
  • Collection Harold Washington Archives & Collections
  • Rights http://www.chipublib.org/order-a-photo-reproduction/
  • Item Url http://cdm16818.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/rhwc/id/60
  • Digital Collection Remembering Harold Washington
  • Rights http://www.chipublib.org/order-a-photo-reproduction/