Ohio Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Cinema North 1-5
Dayton, OH
Chakeres Kettering Cinema
Kettering, OH
The Cinema North 1-5 was built in 1967 as the Fox North. It was renamed the Cinema North in 1975. It had been vacant since 1998. The building has housed a church since around 2015. For more, see this website. [map]

The Chakeres Kettering Cinema 1 & 2 opened in 1966 as the Fox Kettering. It was the twin of the Fox North. These two theatres as well as the Mark Twain Theatre in St. Louis, MO and the Valley Circle Theatre in San Diego, CA were designed by Harold W. Levitt & Associates. The Kettering Cinema closed in 2006. It remained vacant until a church bought the building in 2013. For more, see this website. [map]

Fairborn Theatre
Fairborn, OH
The Fairborn Theatre opened in 1948. It was twinned in the early 1970s and closed in 1999. It has been vacant since then. The building is now being renovated as the Fairborn Phoenix, an arts and events venue. For more, see this website. [map]

Paramount Theatre
Fremont, OH
The Paramount Theatre opened in 1931. It was originally a single screen but now has four separate auditoriums. For more, see this website. [map]

Galion Theatre
Galion, OH
The Galion Theatre opened in 1949. In 1993, it was taken over by The Galion Community Theater Group which offers live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Colony Theatre
Gallipolis, OH
Ro-Na Theatre
Ironton, OH
I don't know when the Colony Theatre was built but it was open until at least the mid-1980s. The theatre closed sometime after that and the interior was gutted. It now features live entertainment. For more, see this website. [map]

The Ro-Na Theatre opened in 1949 and closed in the 1970s. More recently, it was used as an auto parts store before being abandoned in the 1980s. This photo is from 2009. The theatre reopened in 2015 with live entertainment. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Colony Theatre: 1, 2 [gone]

Markay Theatre

Elder Theatre
Jackson Center, OH
Palace Theatre
Marion, OH
The Elder Theatre opened in 1942 and has been in continuous operation except for a brief closing in 1981. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Palace Theatre was designed by John Eberson in 1928. In 1976, it was saved by the community from demolition. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used for live entertainment. A Wurlitzer organ was installed in 1976. These photos are from 2007. In 2016, the readerboard marquee was replaced with a similar one with digital display boards. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Kenton Theatre

Lincoln Theatre
Massillon, OH
The Lincoln Theatre opened in 1915 as a movie house. In 1938, the marquee was updated to the Art Deco style. The current marquee is a replica of that one. The theatre closed in 1975 but was saved from demolition in 1982. It is used for live performances. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Maumee Theatre
Maumee, OH
The Maumee Theatre was built in 1946 and closed in 1996. It remained vacant until it was saved by the city and received a $3 million restoration, completed in 2004. It is still a movie theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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