The 400 Theater is back

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 7, 2009 at 3:41 pm

CHICAGO, IL — The Rogers Park institution last known as the Village North reopened as the 400 Theater.

That old movie theater staple of North Sheridan Road and the Loyola area — renamed for years the Village North before closing in January — reopened Wednesday night as the New 400 Theater.

It’s still configured with its four subdivided auditoriums, but administrator Jennifer Chan said a $700,000 renovation added some (though not all) new seats, new carpeting, new screens, new audio-visual equipment, new curtains, a new concessions area and — this is a biggie for patrons of the theater’s previous incarnation — a new air-conditioning/heating system.

Read more in the Chicago Tribune.

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