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April 25, 2003
Chicago READER
Rainbo's End
After 75 years of continuous entertainment, it's condo time and Rainbo's End
By Tori Marlan

Rainbo Roller Rink, on Clark Street, north of Lawrence, has been purchased and is slated for demolition. Over its 90-year history, the location has been a dinner and music hall with large outdoor beer gardens, movie theater, bowling alley, ice rink, rock concert venue and roller rink. Now the site will be razed and a new development of residential and retail is planned.

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