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Mid `50s photo added courtesy of David Shedlock.
Maple Theatre on left.
Current article about the search for the original sign.
1951 photo added.
“El Papelerito” on the poster was released October 25, 1951.
So the 1939 close date is incorrect.
Below copy accompanied the photo.
The Brooklyn Theatre, later renamed the Azteca Theatre, once stood on the northwest corner of Brooklyn Street and Michigan Avenue.
It specialized in Spanish language films after Corktown gained an influx of Mexican immigrants.
It was demolished around the 1950s.
This photo appears in “Detroit’s Corktown” by Armando Delicato and Julie Demery, and was originally from the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library.
Via the Corktown Historical Society.
3 photos added courtesy of the Lansing Public Library.
May 11, 1937 photo added credit IDOT Chicago Traffic Photographs (University of Illinois at Chicago).
It is an enlargement courtesy of Neil Arsenty, from the below original link with full size photo.
Four images of the Orpheum Theatre added.
The marquee appears to have been added before the `40s.
The Garden Theatre is visible on the left in three of them, and was a much larger structure whose marquee appears to have been there since the beginning.
I will now add a CT page for the Garden Theatre.
This was Ingham County in Lansing Michigan.
Incredible 1903 photo added courtesy of Capital Area District Library / Forest Parke Library & Archives.
Silent version of “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” on posters out front.
1958 photo added courtesy of Dan Barber.
Circa 1966 photos added courtesy of Gary Boynton.
February 1957 photo added courtesy of John Stone.
Matching advertisement image added credit The State Journal.
Post 1922 photo added courtesy of Lynn DeCair.
Via Carolyn J. Ray, the Capitol Theatre eventually became Eagles Restaurant.
Sold as of March 2018, with plans to restore.
Circa 1950 photo added credit Yesterday’s Trails Historical Photos.
Circa 1970 photo added courtesy of Larry Rose.
1946 image added credit West Shore Theatre Facebook page, which claims the theatre closed on February 14th.
Link to their FB page below.
1979 photo added credit Dale Wickum.
1952 photo as the State Theatre added via Dave Wardamasky.
March 1st article with more photos.
Be sure to click on the “Building Up Chicago” link mentioned at the bottom, for more pics with the containers that have been out in place to store the facade pieces.
Wider, crisper version of the Oakland Photo Theatre added from the “Theatres of Oakland” book by Jack Tillmany & Jennifer Dowling.
1928 photo as the Dufwin added via Ron Bell.
Possibly one from the previous dead links.
1948 photo taken from the roof at the Grand Opening added.
Photo credit More Retro Milwaukee Memories
1910 photo added via Bebe Belman.
Shows full Majestic marquee.
9/12/51 photo added credit Larry Nocerino (Vintage Tribune).
1928 photo added credit Royal Oak Historical Society Facebook page.
Ushers at the ready, grand opening.
Original link to the 1976 UIC Library photo, which can be enlarged.
1976 photo original UIC Library link.