Lifeline Theater

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Lifeline Theater Soundex Code L145

6912 N. Glenwood Avenue

Lifeline Theater was one of the featured locations during openhousechicago 2011, 2012.

Listed in: Rogers Park 2016, ad: page 40; pages 7, 39.

An anchor of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District, Lifeline has been producing award-winning live theater since 1982. Lifeline moved into a converted Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) substation in Rogers Park in 1985. The facility includes an intimate 99-seat theater, rehearsal and office space, a scene shop, and costume, prop, and scenery storage. Lifeline provides innovative programming for both children and adults with a focus on literary adaptations that are relevant to the neighborhood’s diverse community.

Chicago Landmarks Historic Resources Survey

Architect: Von Holst, Hermann V.

Historic Name: Rogers Park Arts Building

Community: Rogers Park (01)

Address: 6910 N. Glenwood Avenue

Constructed: Started in 07/01/1928

Classification: Building

Style: Classical Revival

Type: Utility

Color Code: Possesses potentially significant architectural or historical features (OR)

Landmark? N

National Register? N

Major Tenant: Lifeline Theater

Building Details: Classical, Art Deco

Pin: 1132116031