The Riviera Theatre
Chicago, IL

Located in Chicago’s historic Uptown theater district, at the intersection of Racine, Broadway and Lawrence the Riviera Theatre is a central part of the Chicago’s past and present. Completed in 1917 by architects George and C.W. Rapp (Rapp & Rapp), it was built as a movie theater for the Balaban & Katz chain. Transformed into a private nightclub in 1986, the Riviera Theatre is now one of Chicago’s premier concert and special events venues. The Riviera has hosted many of the world’s [More...]

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4746 N. Racine
Chicago, IL 60640
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Rated 4.26/5
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Originally built as a movie palace in 1917, The Riviera is now a premiere mid-sized venue for rock and punk concerts.