|A 1907 Postcard of the Entrance to Ravinia Park.|
|Described by one 1904 reviewer as a ‘majestic grandstand’ and dubbed ‘The Stadium’ by Ravinia Park owner Chicago & Milwaukee Electric Railroad, the Ravinia Park Stadium sat 2,500 visitors and could be viewed from passing trains.|
|Old Sanborn Fire map of Ravinia Amusement Park, Highland Park, IL. c.1905|
The prairie-style Martin Theatre (then named Ravinia Theatre) is the only building on the grounds that dates back to the original construction.
Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.