Preservation Chicago is supporting a new petition “Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Restore the Uptown!” PLEASE consider adding your name.
The potential of the Uptown Theatre means so much to the people who have fond memories of it and to those who are hoping that its restoration and reuse will bring jobs and make a positive economic impact on the neighborhood and region.
Your support for the restoration and reuse of the Chicago Landmark Uptown Theatre for entertainment and other special events will help create jobs for the community and help make the Uptown Square Entertainment District a vital destination.
Our goal is to reach 5,000 signatures and we need your support to make that happen. Please consider sharing this with your friends and family via email and social media.
This effort is in coordination with the longtime volunteers of Friends of the Uptown, who are collecting signatures Friday, June 30, and Saturday, July 1, on the concourse of Wrigley Field. The “Friends of the Uptown” which was featured on “Participation Row” courtesy of the Jerry Garcia Foundation during the two nights of Dead and Company concerts. Participation Row was where attendees were encouraged to register to vote and to take other positive actions for social and environmental causes.
Friends of the Uptown Website