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Florida Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Dixie Crystal Theatre
Clewiston, FL
The Dixie Crystal Theatre was built in 1941. It closed around 2011 and was use for live entertainment for a few years after that. The building now houses a dental office. For more, see this website. [map]

Miracle Theatre
Coral Gables, FL
The Miracle Theatre opened in 1948. In 1978, it was twinned and became the Miracle Twin Theatre. In 1983, two more screens were added and it became the Miracle 4 Theatres. In 1990, the building was restored. It was still showing movies but also became the home to the Actor's Playhouse. The theatre closed in 1995 and became a performing arts center. The interior was restored at that time. For more, see this website. [map]

Trail Theatre
Coral Gables, FL
Fox Theatre
Crestview, FL
The Trail Theatre opened in 1948. It featured Spanish films and live entertainment from the 1960s through the 1990s. It closed in 2006. It reopened in 2011 as a Spanish live theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

The Fox Theatre opened in 1947. It closed in 1979. Since 2014, the building has housed the Peaden Brothers Distillery. For more, see this website. [map]

Cinemark Paradise 24
Davie, FL
The Cinemark Paradise 24 was built in 1999 as a Muvico Paradise 24. The theatre was meant to resemble an Egyptian temple. There is another one of these Egyptian-themed Cinemark theatres in Hanover, MD. For more, see this website. [map]

Athens Theatre
Deland, FL
The Athens Theatre was designed by Murray S. King and built in 1921. The facade was covered up in 1950 with a new false front and sign. The theatre closed in the early 1990s. The false front was removed and restored to the original look by 2007. The theatre reopened in 2009 as a live performance venue. For more, see this website. [map]

Gateway Theatre
Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Gateway Theatre opened in 1951 as a single-screen. It was later turned into a fourplex. A second story was added to the building on the left. Before that, the tower had letters spelling out "Gateway" on the side. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Edison Theatre
Fort Myers, FL
The Edison Theatre was built in 1941. It closed in 1980 and was converted into office space. The signs were kept and are lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Arcade Theatre
Fort Myers, FL
The Arcade Theatre was built in 1915 as a vaudeville house. It began showing movies in 1917. The theatre was rebuilt in 1938. It was restored in 1991. In 2017, the projecting sign was built and the marquee sign was restored. The building is now used for live performances and houses the Florida Repertory Theatre. [map]

Florida Theatre
Gainesville, FL
The Florida Theatre opened in 1928. The theatre closed in the late 1970s and became a warehouse. In 1984, it was renovated as The High Note jazz club. In the 1990s, the building became a live performance venue. [map]

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