The demolition of the Marquette Theatre building at West 63rd Street and South Kedzie Avenue. Chicago Illinois. August 1987., a photo by Eddie from Chicago on Flickr.
I took this photograph, way back in August of 1987.
Neighborhood landmarks come and go. Unfortunately....the Marquette Movie Theatre building on West 63rd Street and South Kedzie Avenue in Chicago's Marquette Park neighborhood, was one that had went.
This view facing southeast, shows the demolition of the building. Notice that there wasn't any temporary rental fencing at the demolition site like You would see today.
Safety standards have come along way according to this.