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Kansas Movie Theatres (page 3)

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Sunflower Theatre
Peabody, KS
Fox Theatre
Pittsburg, KS
The Sunflower Theatre was designed by the Boller Brothers and built in 1919. It is now used as the "Peabody Lanes" bowling alley. For more, see this website. [photo thanks Glenda Campbell] [map]

The Fox Theatre opened in 1920 as the Colonial Theatre. It was renamed the Fox Theatre in 1959. It has been closed since 1985. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Barron Theatre
Pratt, KS
Vogue Theatre
Salina, KS
The Barron Theatre opened in 1930. At some point, it was twinned. There appears to be carthalite (cement mixed with glass) details. For more, see this website. [map]

The Vogue Theatre opened in 1938 and remained in operation into the 1980s. The building now houses the accounting firm of Clubine and Rettele. The marquee still remains. For more, see this website. [map]

Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
Salina, KS
The Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts was designed by the Boller Brothers. It opened in 1931 as the Fox Watson Theatre. The theatre closed in the 1990s. In 2001, renovation work began and the theatre was converted into a performing arts center. It reopened in 2003. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Gregg Theatre
Sedan, KS
Fine Arts Theatre
Shawnee, KS
The Gregg Theatre opened in 1938. In the 1980s, it was known as the Chief Theatre. In the early 1980s, the name was changed back to the Gregg Theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Fine Arts Theatre was designed by the Boller Brothers and opened in 1927 as the Mission Theatre. In the 1940s, the name was changed to the Aztec Theatre. In the 1970s, it became the Fine Arts Theater. It closed in 1974 for renovations but never reopened. Renovation work started in 2005 but this theatre is still closed. I believe the marquee sign came from the Plaza Theatre in Abilene, KS before that theatre was destroyed. For more, see this website. [map]

St. Francis Theatres:
Cheyenne Theatre

Nova Theatre
Stockton, KS
Regent Theatre
Wellington, KS
The Nova Theatre opened in 1932. It closed in 1974. Renovation work began in 1997 and the theatre reopened in 2001. In 2005, the theatre was damaged by a tornado and restored. For more, see this website. [map]

The Regent Theatre was built as a skating rink. It was converted into a theatre between 1912 and 1922. The facade was restored in 2010 or 2011. For more, see this website. [map]

Syracuse Theatres:
Northrup Theatre

Orpheum Theatre
Wichita, KS
The Orpheum Theatre was designed by John Eberson and Harry Weaver as an atmospheric theatre. The auditorium resembles a Spanish courtyard. The Orpheum opened in 1922. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Nomar Theatre
Wichita, KS
Fox Theatre
Winfield, KS
The Nomar Theatre was also designed by the Boller Brothers. The theatre opened in 1929. The name came from its location at the corner North and Market. In the 1980s, the building was used as a furniture store. The building has been used for storage for many years. In 2009, renovation work began to return the building to use as a theatre. For more, see this website. [photo thanks Glenda Campbell] [map]

The Fox Theatre opened in 1950. By the mid-1980s, the theatre was twinned and renamed the Winfield Cinema I & II. It has been closed since 2004. This photo is from 2010. The theatre is currently being restored as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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