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Broan commented about Grand opening ad on Dec 17, 2015 at 9:14 am

Wrong theater

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Broan commented about Dante Theatre on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:16 am

Edwin C. Guenther, projectionist, ca. 1912

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Broan commented about Royal Theater on Dec 14, 2015 at 8:14 am

Presumably this building: Royal Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, ca. 1904

Broan
Broan commented about AMC Loews Norridge 10 on Dec 4, 2015 at 11:57 am

M&R. Fine journalism.

Broan
Broan commented about Ray Theater on Dec 2, 2015 at 8:36 am

Remodeling & Renaming occurred in May 1931.

Broan
Broan commented about Ray Theater on Dec 2, 2015 at 8:31 am

Here is a 1915 article about the Windsor Park’s exemplary projection systems.

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Broan commented about Clermont Theatre on Dec 2, 2015 at 7:52 am

The name of this theater was the Clermont, not Claremont. The Alley is set to close in coming months. https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151201/lakeview/alley-closing-after-39-years-after-being-slaughtered-by-construction

Broan
Broan commented about Studebaker Theater & Playhouse Theater on Nov 28, 2015 at 10:37 am

I don’t think the Playhouse is open.

Broan
Broan commented about 1915 photo courtesy of Jori Sobery Curry. on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:37 am

This is a Chicago Daily News photograph via Library of Congress

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Broan commented about Vitagraph Theatre on Nov 11, 2015 at 12:38 am

Posted a photo. The Vitagraph was a very plain theater, at least on the outside.

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Broan commented about Julian Theater on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:49 am

This page features ornament from the Julian.

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Broan commented about Buckingham Theatre on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:44 am

This advertisement for asbestos ceiling treatments shows the Buckingham’s rather plain interior.

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Broan commented about Julian Theater on Nov 3, 2015 at 8:42 am

This article features a very early photo and description of the Julian, as well as descriptions of the other theaters in the immediate neighborhood in 1911, most of which do not have entries on Cinema Treasures.

Broan
Broan commented about Mode Theatre on Oct 26, 2015 at 4:20 am

https://books.google.com/books?id=52lYAAAAYAAJ&dq=theater%20kohl%20rapp&pg=RA9-PA41#v=onepage&q=rapp&f=false 1913 article indicates Rapp & Rapp were architects for a theater at Sheridan/Dakin.

Broan
Broan commented about Empress Theatre on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:51 am

George L. Rapp may have helped design the Empress. http://archive.org/stream/movingpicturewor16movi#page/66/mode/2up

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Broan commented about Windsor Theatre on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:31 am

https://books.google.com/books?id=1qFXAAAAYAAJ&dq=%22george%20l.%20rapp%22%20theater&pg=PA130#v=onepage&q=%22george%20l.%20rapp%22%20theater&f=false

Looks like this would have been one of the earliest Rapp & Rapp theaters with a cantilevered balcony.

Broan
Broan commented about RKO Main Street Theatre on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:24 am

https://books.google.com/books?id=YN9aAAAAYAAJ&dq=construction%20news%20september%201912&pg=RA7-PA12#v=onepage&q=construction%20news%20september%201912&f=false

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Broan commented about Arcade Theater on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:15 am

Possibly converted by Rapp & Rapp. https://books.google.com/books?id=uGxJAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA890&dq=G.l.+rapp+theater&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CBsQ6AEwADgKahUKEwisiKGLqt7IAhUCQSYKHeh8BTE#v=onepage&q=G.l.%20rapp%20theater&f=false

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Broan commented about Waverly Theatre on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:12 am

Credited to Rapp & Rapp. https://books.google.com/books?id=-yNJAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA24-PA17&dq=G.l.+rapp+theater&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDoQ6AEwBmoVChMIgOSv7qfeyAIVwigmCh0I1gUD#v=onepage&q=G.l.%20rapp%20theater&f=false

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Broan commented about Criterion Theater on Oct 26, 2015 at 3:01 am

Rapp & Rapp may have worked on this theater. https://books.google.com/books?id=d1ZOAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA860&dq=theater+kohl+rapp&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0CDMQ6AEwBGoVChMIl6Kj9aXeyAIVxmImCh3APwyf#v=onepage&q=theater%20kohl%20rapp&f=false

Broan
Broan commented about Colonial Theater on Oct 23, 2015 at 11:16 am

http://archive.org/stream/moviewor05chal#page/18/mode/1up

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Broan commented about Colonial Theater on Oct 23, 2015 at 11:06 am

http://digital.cincinnatilibrary.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p16998coll6/id/1352/rec/39

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Broan commented about Calo Theatre on Oct 19, 2015 at 5:26 am

Opened November 20, 1915