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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

This photo, taken by a Chicago Daily News photographer on Jan. 4, 1904, shows a view of the ruined stage of the Iroquois Theatre in Chicago. More than 600 people perished in a fire on Dec. 30, 1903, that also destroyed the theater.

The Iroquois Theatre fire, and the spirits that may remain

Dylan Hackworth, Contributing Writer October 22, 2023

December will mark the 120th anniversary of the Iroquois Theater fire, the deadliest theater fire in U.S. history. The Nederlander Theater stands in its place today, a downtown Chicago venue that has...

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