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Illinois Movie Theatres (page 3)

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Times Theatre
Jacksonville, IL
Stadium Theatre
Jerseyville, IL
The Times Theatre opened in 1941. At some point, it was twinned. Sometime between 2000 and 2007, the red letters on the right of the marquee were removed. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Stadium Theatre opened in the 1930s and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

More Jacksonville Theatres:
Illinois Theatre

Rialto Square Theatre
Joliet, IL
The Rialto Square Theatre was designed by Rapp & Rapp and opened in 1926 as a vaudeville space. The theatre still has its original Barton Grande Organ. It closed as a movie theater in the mid-1970s. It was then saved from demolition and restored in 1980 as a performing arts center. The theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. [map]

Kankakee Theatres:
Paramount Theatre (Kankakee)

Wanee Theatre
Kewanee, IL
The Wanee Theatre opened in 1946. It was twinned in the mid-80s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

LaGrange Theatre
LaGrange, IL
The LaGrange Theatre opened in 1925. It was designed by Rapp & Rapp. It was remodeled in 1949 by Roy A. Blass. The theatre was renovated from 2004-2006. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Lincoln Theatres:
Lincoln Theatre

DuPage Theatre [gone]
Lombard, IL
Illinois Theatre
Macomb, IL
The DuPage Theatre was designed by Rapp & Rapp in an atmospheric style. It opened in 1928 and was triplexed in the late 1980s. It closed in 2001 and was demolished in 2007. For more, see this website.

The Illinois Theatre opened in 1912 as the Chandler Theatre. It was renamed the Illinois Theatre in 1918. This exterior is from a 1935 remodeling. The theatre was twinned in the late 1970s. It closed in 2005 and reopened in 2006 as The Forum which hosts live performances and special events. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Time Theater
Mattoon, IL
The Time Theater opened in 1911 as the K Theater. In 1937, it was destroyed by fire and rebuilt and renamed. The theater features a glazed terracotta exterior and neon marquee completed with clock. The theatre is now used by a church for Christian-themed live dramas. For more, see this website. [map]

Massac Theatre
Metropolis, IL
The Massac Theatre opened in 1938. It has been closed since 1978. The building no longer has a roof but locals are hoping to save it. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Rivoli Theatre
Monmouth, IL
The Rivoli Theatre opened in the 1920s. It closed in 1998 and is now used for occasional concerts. For more, see this website. [map]

Morris Theatres:
Morris Theatre

Morton Grove Theatres:
Morton Grove Theatre: 1, 2

Granada Theatre
Mount Vernon, IL
Normal Theatre
Normal, IL
The Granada Theatre was designed by the Boller Brothers and opened in 1937. In 1981, it was split into two screens. The theatre now houses the Granada Center for the Performing Arts. It is also available for private events. For more, see this website. [map]

The Normal Theatre opened in 1937 and closed in 1990 after being split into two screens a few years earlier. The city bought it and operates it as a non-profit theatre. The Normal is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Oak Lawn Theatres:
Coral Theatre [gone]

Lake Theatre
Oak Park, IL
The Lake Theatre opened in 1936. In 1985, the theatre was triplexed and in the mid-1990s it was subdivided further into seven screens. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

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