4156-4244 S. Halsted St.

4156-4244 S. Halsted St. (International Amphitheatre), orange, (1920s) A. Epstein. The site of the infamous 1968 Democratic Convention, one of five national political conventions to be held there, this famous arena also hosted the Beatles’ first Chicago concert, as well as thousands of ranchers and farmers who came in for livestock shows; demolition permit unavailable.

( Tribune file photo )

4156-4244 S. Halsted St. (International Amphitheatre), orange, (1920s) A. Epstein. The site of the infamous 1968 Democratic Convention, one of five national political conventions to be held there, this famous arena also hosted the Beatles’ first Chicago concert, as well as thousands of ranchers and farmers who came in for livestock shows; demolition permit unavailable.

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