email: roadarch@outlook.com
Loading

Iowa Movie Theatres (page 2)

(hit "refresh" to get the most recent version of this page; click on photos for larger images)

Malek Theatre
Independence, IA
The Malek Theatre, named after its owner, opened in 1946. It was twinned in 1981 and closed in 1996. It was "untwinned" in 2002 and is currently being restored. For more, see this website. [map]

Englert Theatre
Iowa City, IA
The Englert Theatre opened in 1912. In 1926, a massive fire destroyed the interior. The facade was saved but the rest of the theatre had to be rebuilt. The Englert closed in 1999. It was restored and in 2004 reopened as a live performance venue. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Grand Theatre
Keokuk, IA
Mills Theatre
Lake Mills, IA
Orpheum Theatre
Marshalltown, IA
The Grand Theatre was built in 1924. The City has been operating the theatre since 1987. It has been restored and is now used for live performances and other events. For more, see this website. [map]

The Mills Theatre was built in 1937 and closed in 2001. It was renovated and reopened in 2008. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Orpheum Theatre was built in 1948. In the 1980s, the theatre was twinned. The Orpheum was only open on a limited basis in the 1990s. It closed in 2001. Renovation began in 2008. The theatre reopened in 2010 as the Orpheum Theater Center. It is operated by the Iowa Valley Community College District. For more, see this website. [map]

Rialto Theatre
Missouri Valley, IA
Iowa Theatre
Onawa, IA
The Rialto Theatre has been here since at least 1930. It closed in the mid-1980s and was nearly demolished. The theatre reopened in 1990 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

The Iowa Theatre was built in the early 1940s and has been operating continuously. For more, see this website. [map]

Osage Theatres:
Watts Theatre

Lyric Theatre
Osceola, IA
Rialto Theatre
Pocahontas, IA
The Lyric Theatre was built in the 1930s. It is now known as the Super Saver Cinema. For more, see this website. [map]

The Rialto Theatre opened in 1939 and closed in 1989. It reopened in 1995, featuring movies and live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Rapids Theatre
Rock Rapids, IA
Hardacre Theatre
Tipton, IA
Town Theatre
Waukon, IA
The Rapids Theatre opened in 1919 as the Lyon Theatre. It was renamed the Rapids Theatre by the early 1940s. It closed in the late 1970s. After that, the building housed a furniture store and a restaurant for many years. When this photo was taken in 2012, restoration work was underway to convert the space into a live performance space and community events center. For more, see this website. [map]

The Hardacre Theatre opened in 1916. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Town Theatre was built in 1938. Around 1989, it became the Main Feature Theater and Pizza Pub. The seats have been replaced with tables and chairs. For more, see this website. [map]

Sibley Theatres:
Max Theatre

Storm Lake Theatres:
Vista Theatre

Villisca Theatres:
Rialto Theatre

Webster Theatre
Webster City, IA
New Strand Theatre
West Liberty, IA
The Webster Theatre opened in 1909 as the Orpheum Theater. It was remodeled in the 1920s and renamed the Granada Theatre. It was renamed the Webster Theatre in the 1930s. For more, see this website. [map]

The New Strand Theatre was built in 1910 as the West Liberty Opera House. It began showing movies and was renamed the Strand Theatre in the 1920s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Winterset Theatres:
Iowa Theatre

Iowa (page 1) Theatres
Main Page