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1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 21 (11)

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition
1948-49 Theatre Catalog
1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 21
Page 21

1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 21

Bronx, N. Y.; Valencia, Jamaica, Long Island; Richmond, Richmond, Va.; Century Roof, Baltimore; and theatres in Louisville, Ky., and Akron, Ohio.

Carl Laemmle, of Universal Pictures, was another of many who utilized Ebersonls services in building the Universal, Brooklyn; and the Uptown, 'Kansas City.

Another client on the impressive Eberson list was Warner Brothers, with whom Eberson worked very closely in their expansion of theatre operations which followed the acquiring of the Stanley Company of America.

The relationship of the Eberson organization with their clients remained as always, pleasant, friendly, and they are proud to have among their clientele, such men as Jacob and Si Fabian for whom they created such theatres as the RKO Palace, Albany, N. Y., and the State, Schenectady, N. Y.

During the 20,5, the growth of the large theatre circuits, requiring big banking connections, made the city of New York succeed Chicago as the center of the entertainment world and cone Sequently Eberson completely closed his Chicago offices and took up permanent residence in New York. Shortly after, in 1926, Johns son, Drew, graduated from his architectural studies at the University of Pennsylvania, joined the firm along with loyal members of the Chicago office which included Alex Mercil, A. C. Liska, A. O. Budina, Raymond Mork, Walter Conley, Theodore Kautzky, George Shafer, Boyd Armiger, Kenneth Hayden, O. E. Hemple, and many others.

With the fatal crash of 1929, which was felt around the world, an era suddenly ended. Despite President Hooveris declaration, that Hprosperity is just around the cornerll, all construction was abruptly curtailed and several lean years followed. The Eberson organization,


A TEEMENDOUS PROSCENIUM arch is one of the iinesl' highlights of the Paradise, Chicago. Rearing horses drawing a chariot. ilying birds, and Simulated sunbeams made this house a masterpiece.
1948-49 Theatre Catalog, 7th Edition, Page 21