Death Alley

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Death Alley is the alley behind the Oriental Theater, formerly the Iroquois Theater, believed to haunted by ghosts from Iroquois Theater Fire on December 30, 1903. The theater was full of nearly 2,000 people when the fire broke out, thought to be caused from faulty wiring, during a vaudeville show starring comedian Eddie Foy. Hundreds of lives were lost.

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    Geographic Information

    Behind 24 W Randolph St
    Chicago, IL
    United States

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    41.88509067035425, -87.6285740734238
    Cook County, Illinois
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