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Nebraska Movie Theatres (page 3)

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Pioneer Theatre
Nebraska City, NE
New Moon Theatre
Neligh, NE
The Pioneer Theatre was built in 1949. For more, see this website. [map]

The New Moon Theatre was built in 1944 and closed in 2014. The signs were removed in 2020 as renovations began. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Fox Theatre
North Platte, NE
The Fox Theatre was built in 1929 with Egyptian, Georgian, Moorish and Roman details. It closed in the mid-1970s and was nearly demolished for a parking lot. The theatre was renovated in the early 1980s and became the Neville Center for the Performing Arts. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The original neon blade sign was restored in 2019. It now has LED strips insteading of neon tubing. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Paramount Theatre
North Platte, NE
The Paramount Theatre opened in 1931 and closed in 1963. The building is now used as office space. The sign was added in 2021. For more, see this website. [map]

Prairie Theatre
Ogallala, NE
The Prairie Theatre opened in 1936 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

Berkeley Theatre
Omaha, NE
The Berkeley Theatre opened in the 1940s. It was known as the Maryland Theatre before that. It closed in the mid-1950s and was used for storage after that. It now houses Healthy Housing Omaha. For more, see this website. [map]

Paramount Theatre
Omaha, NE
The Paramount Theatre was designed by John Eberson and built in 1927 as the Riviera Theatre. The name was changed to the Paramount in 1929. The interior was atmospheric with twinkling stars and clouds. In 1960, the theater's name was changed again to the Astro. The theatre closed in the early 1980s and was nearly demolished in the late 1990s. It was restored and is now the Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Ord Theatre
Ord, NE
Colfax Theatre
Schuyler, NE
The Ord Theatre was built in 1930. The neon sign was added in 1939. It was later known as the Valley Cinema. In 2012, it was adapted for a restaurant. Since 2015, the building has housed the Golden Husk performing arts venue. For more, see this website. [map]

The Colfax Theatre opened in 1909 as the Favorite Theatre. In 1930, it was renamed the Omar Theatre and, later that year, it became the New Schuyler Theatre. It was then renamed the Strand Theatre. In 1940, it became the Colfax Theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

Midwest Theatre
Scottsbluff, NE
The Midwest Theatre was designed by Charles D. Strong and built in 1946. The tower details seem identical to those at the Parkway Theatre and Colon Theatre in San Angelo and El Paso, TX. The Midwest Theatre now features films and live performances. In 2022, just after these photos were taken, work began to replace the sign's neon with LED tubing. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fox Theatre
Sidney, NE
The Fox Theatre was designed by Charles D. Strong and opened in 1951. It is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

Crest Theatre
Superior, NE
The Crest Theatre opened in 1951 and is still operating. The neon signs are now lit with LED rope. For more, see this website. [map]

Chateau Theatre
Wauneta, NE
The Chateau Theatre opened in 1937. It struggled to remain open from the 1960s-1980s. It reopened in 1994 and is now used for movies and community events. For more, see this website. [map]

Sun Theatre
York, NE
The Sun Theatre was built in 1929 and is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

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