Chicago Children’s Theater gets $5 million state grant for new home

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As first speculated here in August, the Chicago Children’s Theater is to get a new permanent home in the West Loop.

The State of Illinois has given the company a capital investment grant of $5 million to help rehab the former police station at 100 S. Racine. The building will include a 299-seat theater, a 149-seat studio and classroom and administrative space.

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