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Circa 1959 & 2016 photos added courtesy of Les Higashi.
The Showboat Theatre opened April 26th, 1949, not 1941.
Grand opening photos in the below link.
Ran across this article from 1941.
Yesterday’s LA Curbed article about the Warner with photos.
Photo added, credit Debra Jane Seltzer via her website RoadsideArchitecture.com
Demolition photo added credit Dennis Popiela.
Description copy credit Logan Square Preservation Facebook page.
View through the front arched window of the Mars Theater (originally the Logan Square Theatre) on Milwaukee south of the Square under demolition during the Blue Line extension in 1968-1969. It’s site was most recently used as a parking lot for the Discount Mega Mall.
The building visible at the left across the street is current the home of Sparrow.
Current article about neon renovations.
4/22/31 print ad added, credit Cameron Echo newspaper.
Bernice Abbott photo, 1938.
The top photo in this link shows the 4th Avenue Theatre in the late `70’s.
Plenty more cool pics too, if anyone is from there.
1935 image added courtesy of the Old School Rice Lake Facebook page.
From the Wednesday 5-15-1935 Rice Lake Chronotype –
The very first movie ad for the El Lago Theatre – Downtown Rice Lake. The first night was Tuesday 5-21-1935 & the movie was “Go Into Your Dance” starring Al Jolson & Ruby Keeler. The El Lago was the first building in Rice Lake with air conditioning.
Circa 1950 photo added courtesy of David Kroger.
Latchis Theatre marquee on the far left.
Circa 1939 photo as the Washington Theatre added courtesy of the 13 & Woodward Facebook page.
Undated photo added courtesy of the 13 & Woodward Facebook page.
50 years ago today.
July 21, 1967 Tribune movie page with an ad for the Plaza.
1974 photo added courtesy of the Dirty Old Boston Facebook page.
Films on the marquee were released in 1969 & `70, though neither were pornography films.
So it appears North Station Cinema 1 was also trying to be a revival house.
December 1954 photo added courtesy of Larry Kleebauer Sr.
The property is now up for sale.
“Citizen Kane” Opening 1941 photo added courtesy of Chuck Kuenneth, who managed the Woods in the `70’s.
Also an October 1976 photo added credit Allan Zirlin.
New York Times article about the 1988 fire.
Novelty Theater address is 36 S. Main Street, 83261
Thanks for sharing your memories Fred.
I have never been to the Lans.
I only shared the photos and descriptions as I found them from the various sources I credited.
June 2nd 1951 photo added courtesy of the Former Lynners Facebook page.
1950 photo added via Derik Lattig.
Link with a 1945 photo of the Princess.