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Circa 1956 post card added courtesy of Save The Signs.
Five photos added.
Recent one shows the 5 round windows along the top have been removed.
Open House Chicago link with multiple interior photos.
The street name is Balbo Drive, not Balboa.
Originally 7th Street, it was renamed in 1933 after Italo Balbo.
Not sure why maps are showing it as an Avenue.
There was recently a protest to rename it after Ida B. Wells.
Two links below.
Columbus Drive-In collage added courtesy of Rick Thompson, whose father managed it, the Crump and Rio Theatres.
1951 image added courtesy of Randy Shanks.
Still open as a theatre with “Force Of Arms” on the marquee.
Circa 1955 photo added, of the Mode building as a shoe store. Courtesy of Randy Shanks.
So it was closed by then.
Mid `80s night photo added courtesy of Michael Murphy.
1937 photo added courtesy of Michael Murphy.
Mid `50’s photo added courtesy of Michael Murphy.
Circa 1950 photo added via Raymond Storey.
02/06/76-02/19/76 photo in Flickr link below.
1929 photo added courtesy of Jack Lindler.
“Molly and Me” on the marquee, released in the U.S. on March 1, 1929.
I have submitted a page and will add the photo once it is accepted.
1957 image added, credit Delaware Public Archives-Delaware Economic Development Office Photo Collection.
1927 photo as the Paramount Theatre added, photo credit Logan Square Preservation Facebook page.
And yet another new name as of today.CIBC Theatre.Thanks to Tim O'Neill for the link.
I found a 1929 photo of the Majestic Theatre on Main Street, but do not see a page for it yet. Did it have another name at any point? And does anyone know the correct address? If so I will create the page.
It has Majestic on the marquee, and Broadway on a blade sign.
1959 photo added, credit Joel Kelly Photography.
1987 photo added, as the Dearborn part of M&R Dearborn Cinemas, via The Man On Five website.
1987 photo as M&R Dearborn Cinemas added, via The Man On Five website.
News story with video of the marquee.
1979 photo added, photo credit John Morgoies-Library Of Congress Collection.