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Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois
Station Theater, Urbana, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleStation Theater, Urbana, Illinois
Coverage / Year1978
Description223 N. Broadway, Urbana.
InterpretationThe Station Theater, Urbana, was built in 1923 as a railroad station for the Big Four Railroad. It was the second station built at this location. With the advent of highways and people using cars, the railroad declined. The railroad station closed in 1956, which was the same year that I-74 was started. The last passenger train stopped at the station on October 14, 1957.
Lesson Plans / ThemesUrban Treasure Hunt;
Learning Standards16 History; 18 Social Systems
Author or CreatorMiller, Patricia L.; Illinois Heritage Association;
Subject / KeywordsBuildings; Urbana, Illinois; Theaters; Theatrical productions; Actors
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifierpmsp7005
CONTENTdm file name46833171572002_stationtheater.jpg
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