This photo captures the iconic Cosmos Theater on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. during Inauguration Week in 1917. Known for its "Refined Vaudeville" shows, the theater proudly displays a prominent marquee featuring a portrait of Woodrow Wilson. Posters adorn the building, promoting "continuous entertainment from 1:00 PM until closing time, with ticket prices ranging from 10 to 20 cents". Another poster states that "The Cosmos Theater is renowned as the progressive and people's choice in Washington", "Cosmos, The Progressive Theatre of Washington" and "Cosmos, The People's Playlist." The architectural charm of the theater is evident in its intricate details, while flags proudly wave outside, adding to the festive atmosphere of the Inauguration.