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never again being able to see so much as one of the entire first century of films projected on the same medium on which it was shot, that may no longer even matter. We have entered an era where film is dead, and digital projection is the only projection.
promotional brochure, the owners of McClurg are indicating they hope the gutted theater space will now become home to a 15,000 square-foot retail anchor, with as many as seven additional stores in a row down Ohio.
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Holabird and Roche, is a small temple of Chicago architecture, its modernity found in the 9,000 square-feet of glass between spare terra cotta spandrels and columns, engineered to suck every last ray of available sunlight deep into the long, narrow structure. Like Atwood and Burnham's Reliance Building, now the Hotel Burnham, the McClurg is a classic glass box a half-century before Mies. Today, decrepit and unloved, it still looks more strikingly modern than the new applique on its namesake brethren a mile to the north