Mark Fishman -- Movies

Famously, the old Logan Theatre at 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. used to smell like pee. Urban legends abound of the stink detectable all over the Logan Square neighborhood.
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"You went in the lobby door, and there it was. The smell of urine. We found out during the remodeling that there was no water going through the urinal. And the vent stack wasn't connected, so the bathroom air was venting straight into Theater 4."
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The man talking is Mark Fishman, a real estate developer with a strong self-interest in making Logan Square as cool as possible. We're tucked away in a corner of the beautifully restored art deco lobby lounge, and there's not a trace of dubious odor.
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( December 27, 2012 )

Famously, the old Logan Theatre at 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave. used to smell like pee. Urban legends abound of the stink detectable all over the Logan Square neighborhood.

"You went in the lobby door, and there it was. The smell of urine. We found out during the remodeling that there was no water going through the urinal. And the vent stack wasn't connected, so the bathroom air was venting straight into Theater 4."

The man talking is Mark Fishman, a real estate developer with a strong self-interest in making Logan Square as cool as possible. We're tucked away in a corner of the beautifully restored art deco lobby lounge, and there's not a trace of dubious odor.

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