What the Press Said...

Curator's note: Follow the links below and learn what newspapers and trade publications had to say about NBC's new studios in Chicago's Merchandise Mart. Headline

NBC announces plans to build Merchandise Mart studios (New York Times, October 13th, 1929)

Merchandise Mart studios open (Chicago Evening American, October 20th, 1930)

NBC president predicts Merchandise Mart studios will become a major production center (Chicago Herald and Examiner, December 4th, 1930)

A layman visits the Merchandise Mart studios and watches live network radio (Chicago Herald and Examiner, November 2nd, 1932)

NBC builds additional studios in the Merchandise Mart to house the increasing number of soap operas (Broadcasting Magazine, September 15th, 1935)

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