the chicago theatre sign

Chicago Theatre Sign

Posted on | Shot on at 13:53:14

The 6-story high Chicago Theatre Sign as seen from the 'L’ Train platform.

Share This Photo

  • wow.. that IS big.. :) i like the classic atmosphere implied in this shot.. nice work.. :)

  • wow! this is great. the colors and textures are so rich.

  • that’s a lovely colour key, the red sign under the gray sky. I like the dark ambiance here!

  • Very nice – you’ve captured the feeling of the sign looming quite well.

Similar Photos

  • Sign pointing out which side of the tracks to be on at a Metra Train Station reads "to chicago".
  • a train on an elevated track in downtown Chicago
  • the l train track runs between apartment buildings in down town chicago
  • a red building is reflected in the aluminum and steel of an l-train
  • trump tower and the wrigley building against the sky
  • looking down the chicago river
  • jackson in tile
  • the sun times building looms over the chicago river
  • shadows on the stone of the chicago mercantile exchanage
  • gray-yellow brick of the chicago merchandise mart reflected and distorted in blue glass
  • red chicago theatre sign seen from the street in downtown chicago's theatre district
  • a view of the skyscrapers of downtown chicago and the expanse of lake michigan from the observation deck of the sears tower


  • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/200 sec
  • Focal length: 38mm
  • Aperture: f/4.0


The photo Chicago Theatre Sign by Joseph Bergantine is licensed under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA License. Licensing Terms and Conditions.

Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License to Joseph Bergantine.