The Uptown Community Portrait 2005


Thanks for Celebrating With Us at the Uptown Theatre

A hearty “thank you” goes out to all those who braved the August heat to help celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Uptown Theatre. More than 300 local residents and theatre fans posed for the portrait. Marc Smith, creator of the Uptown Poetry Slam, emceed the event and cast members of Quest Theatre Ensemble were on hand to entertain the crowd.

Emcee Marc Smith asked residents to share their favorite memories of the Uptown Theatre.

Emcee Marc Smith asked residents to share their favorite memories of the Uptown Theatre.

Cast member from Quest Theatre Ensemble.

Cast member from Quest Theatre Ensemble.

We’re pleased to announce the 2005 Portrait is now available! To order your copy of the portrait, please visit our How It Works page for more information or send your check or money order for $15 (including shipping and handling) made out to Friends of the Uptown to:

  • Friends of the Uptown
  • c/o Compass Rose Cultural Crossroads
  • PO Box 409095
  • Chicago, IL 60640-9095
More than 300 Uptown residents and fans of the theatre participated in a community portrait to celebrate the 80th anniversary of this historic movie palace. Image copyright © Friends of the Uptown Theatre. (Hover over an area and click to zoom in).
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