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rivest266 commented about Congress Theatre on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:36 am

This opened on December 30th, 1937. Picture enclosed

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rivest266 commented about Calvert Theater on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:31 am

May 5th, 1937 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Loew's Capitol Theatre on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:16 am

August 14th, 1936 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Loew's Capitol Theatre on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:12 am

Monday, July 27, 1936 newspaper article announcing the contest of the new name of this theatre. Capitol, Congressional, Diplomat, Embassy, Federal, Marcus Loew, Nation, President, Union

Capitol won

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rivest266 commented about AMC Uptown 1 on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:04 am

October 28th, 1936 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Penn Theater on Jun 21, 2015 at 9:49 am

Small grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Loew's Capitol Theatre on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:39 am

September 19th, 1927 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Colony Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:02 pm

May 8th, 1926 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Warner Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 6:58 pm

December 27th, 1924 grand opening ad as Earle in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Gala Hispanic Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 5:24 pm

April 4th, 1924 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Takoma Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm

July 1st, 1923 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Ambassador Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 4:29 pm

1917 and 1923 grand opening ads in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Central Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:58 pm

December 21st, 1922 grand opening ad in photo section. Its opening was delayed until the 24th.

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rivest266 commented about RKO Keith's Theatre on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:22 pm

Opened as Chase’s Polite Vaudeville. Ad from August 18th, 1912 uploaded in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Grand Theater on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:39 am

Grand opening ad as a twin December 5th, 1980

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rivest266 commented about Dixie Theater on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:38 am

July 2nd, 1948 ad for new ownership in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Cinema I & 2 on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:35 am

This Cineplex company that owned this theatre predates Cineplex theatres of Canada by at least 3 years. (construction for the Cineplex in Toronto’s Eaton Center started in 1978)

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rivest266 commented about Cinemark Movies 8 on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:32 am

May 23rd, 1997 grand opening ad in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about University Plaza Theatre on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:29 pm

This opened on the last Friday of May 1977 with two screens by Martin Theatres. It was taken over by Carmike in 1982, who expand it to six screens, which opened on May 16th, 1986. Closed in 2005 as Carmike’s last cinema in town. Grand opening ads in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10 on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:17 pm

1981 grand opening ad as well as an aerial photo in photo section.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Greenwood Mall Stadium 10 on Jun 19, 2015 at 5:16 pm

This was opened by AMC as Greenwood 6 on June 12th, 1981. It was sold to Carmike in 1991 who closed it in 2004. Great Escape expanded it to 10 screens and reopened it later in the year.

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rivest266 commented about Regal Bowling Green Stadium 12 on Jun 19, 2015 at 4:43 pm

April 27th, 2001 grand opening announcement ad in photo section as well as an 3D model picture from Google Maps. The cinema opened on May 2nd, with only 2 screens and slowly opened to 12 screens by the end of June.

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rivest266 commented about Martin Twin on Jun 19, 2015 at 4:39 pm

2 screens opened on May 2nd, 1970. April 30th, 1970 ad in photo section. Closed 2000

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rivest266 commented about Martin Twin on Jun 19, 2015 at 4:37 pm

June 6th, 1968 grand opening ad in photo section

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rivest266 commented about Capitol Arts Theatre on Jun 19, 2015 at 4:35 pm

Listings ended in 1971 as a cinema. 1971 page at https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=pa0cAAAAIBAJ&sjid=gEYEAAAAIBAJ&pg=7098%2C3732537