The Edgewater Theater Building at 5757 N Ridge Avenue was originally built in 1918 as a silent movie theater for the legendary Charlie Chaplin. This architectural treasure functioned has undergone a complete renovation. The brick building itself encompasses approximately 12,000 square feet spanning over two floors, and features superior fixtures and finishes throughout. Highlights include a grand, two-story atrium entrance, expansive gallery with arched, truss roof and over 40 central skylights, custom-designed, open steel stairway, large freight elevator with 6,000 lb capacity, extensive radiant heating system, and versatile rear drive-in door.
Ridge Avenue (US Rt. 14) hosts over 40,000 vehicles per day and is the major thoroughfare connecting Lake Shore Drive to the Edens Expressway (I-94) The property sits at the border of the trendy Andersonville, Edgewater and Magnolia Glens. The area has experiences a massive population boom between 2010-2016 of 7.43% within a 1-mile radius and is home to 230,000 people in a 2-mile radius. The property is also one block from Nicholas Senn High School.
For more information about the surrounding area, please visit the link(s) below:
https://www.edgewater.org/ | https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/about/wards/48.html
Use: /Retail/Office Available Space: 4,000 – 12,000 SF