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Idaho Movie Theatres

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Nuart Theatre
Blackfoot, ID
The Nuart Theatre opened in 1930. Since 1988, the theatre has been used for live performances and special events. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Egyptian Theatre
Boise, ID
The Egyptian Theatre opened in 1927. It was known as the Fox in the 1930s and the Ada Theatre in the 1940s. It became the Egyptian once again in the late 1970s. The theatre now features films and live performances. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. [map]

Ramona Theatre
Buhl, ID
This building was remodeled as the Ramona Theatre in 1927. It now houses the El Cazador Mexican restaurant. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Burley Theatre
Burley, ID
Roxy Theatre
Cascade, ID
The Burley Theatre was built around 1917 as a vaudeville house. There was previously a vertical blade sign on the building. The facade was restored in 1991. The theatre is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

The Roxy Theatre was built in 1939 and is still operating. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Liberty Theatre
Lewiston, ID
The Liberty Theatre opened in 1921. The theatre closed in 2005. These photos are from 2016. The ripple tin paneled sign appears to be from the 1920s or 1930s. For more, see this website. [map]

Main Theatre
Mackay, ID
Centre Theatre
Montpelier, ID
The Main Theatre was built in 1917. The marquee appears to be from the 1930s or 1940s. The theatre is owned and operated by the City. However, I believe it has been closed since around 2012. For more, see this website. [map]

The Centre Theatre building originally housed a Studebaker car dealership. In 1923, the theatre opened in the same building. It was known as the Rich Theatre. I don't know when it was renamed. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Kenworthy Theatre
Moscow, ID
Nuart Theatre
Moscow, ID
Pix Theatre
Nampa, ID
The Kenworthy Theatre was built in 1926. The exterior was remodeled in 1949 and this sign is from then. Since the late 1980s, the building has housed Moscow Community Theater which has hosted live theatre and classic movies. It is now known as the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Nuart Theatre was built in 1935 just three doors away from the Kenworthy Theatre by the same owner. It closed in 1999. In 2004, the Community Christian Ministries bought the building and remodeled the interior. It is now used as an espresso bar and live performance space. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Pix Theatre opened in 1946. It later operated as the Frontier Cinema. The theatre closed in 2002 and has been vacant since then. For more, see this website. [map]

Orofino Theatres:
Rex Theatre

Chief Theatre
Pocatello, ID
The Chief Theatre opened in 1938. It had closed by 1984 and was donated to the City. Volunteers spent almost ten years restoring the theatre before it was destroyed by a fire in 1993. The only things that could be saved were the neon sign and the mosaic of the Indian near the entrance which was installed in 1949. The site was turned into a parking lot. The mosaic was restored at that point and reinstalled in its former position. In 2013, the sign was restored and placed on a pylon in its original position and height. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Wilson Theatre
Rupert, ID
The Wilson Theatre opened in 1920. The City bought the building in 1999 and continues to restore the building. It is now used for live performances. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Sandpoint Theatres:
Panida Theatre

Virginia Theatre
Shelley, ID
Roxy Theatre
St. Anthony, ID
The Virginia Theatre was built in 1897 as a live theatre. It was rebuilt in 1903 after a fire. The theatre began showing silent films in 1918. It closed in 1990. The theatre reopened in 2007 and is now used for live plays. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Roxy Theatre was built in 1935. It closed in 1981. In 1987, the theatre was renovated and used for live performances. Since 2011, it has been used for movies and live productions. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Ace Theatre
Wendell, ID
The Ace Theatre is a rare quonset hut theatre, hidden behind concrete walls. It was built in the late 1940s. The theatre closed around 2000 and has been used for storage since then. For more, see this website. [map]

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