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Thalia Hall – Faber and Pagels, architects
Commissioned 1892 – John Dusek
Landmark designation 10/25/1989

Thalia Hall is a historic landmark located in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. In September 2013, owners Bruce Finkelman [Beauty Bar, Bite, Empty Bottle, EBP, Longman & Eagle] and Craig Golden [Longman & Eagle, Space, Union] will launch three new concepts within this storied property: a re-established beer inspired restaurant, a Punch focused cocktail bar, and a public hall fit for all types of events.

Thalia Hall was founded by John Dusek at the turn of the century as a neighborhood establishment. Dusek was a family man, a tavern owner, and a facilitator of the arts. He was a visionary, and the founding father of Thalia Hall. His hope for the corner of 18th & Allport was to build a public hall for the community. In 1892 his dream became reality: a multi-purpose property that would offer commercial storefronts, residential housing, and a hall for the community.

John Dusek built Thalia Hall with the hopes of bringing arts and entertainment from Bohemia to play for his bohemian neighbors. Architects Faber & Pagel, who modeled the hall after the Prague opera house, completed the public hall in 1892. For over 7 decades the Hall was a beacon of the neighborhood community. Thalia existed as one of the most ornate theaters of its times. This opulence, which differentiated it from more traditional interior theaters, was granted landmark status in 1989. The

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Kizz Daniel @ Thalia Hall

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KIZZ DANIEL LIVE IN CHICAGOKizz Daniel, formerly known as Kiss Daniel, is an award-winning Nigerian recording artist, performer and entertainer.

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This Is Not This Heat @ Thalia Hall

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“… It does feel like we’ve been witness to something special. A fine body of work has been brought to life with energy and vitality that seems improbable nearly 40 years after the fact.” - The Wire

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The Marías @ Thalia Hall

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Corinne Bailey Rae with Hailey Knox @ Thalia Hall

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From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits "Put Your Records On" and "Like A Star."

Sigrid with Houses - Official Lollapalooza Aftershow @ Thalia Hall

Sigrid with Houses - Official Lollapalooza Aftershow @ Thalia Hall

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