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edcam56 commented about Cobb 1 & 2 on Jan 17, 2013 at 5:03 pm

Will is correct. In the 1960’s, Broad Street was renamed University Boulevard. That is why the Google Map is incorrect. The original Druid Theatre was on the north side of University Blvd. between Greensboro (24th) Ave. and 23rd Avenue. In the late 1950’s a new Druid Theater was built on the south side of University Blvd. one block west. This was a very large theater with a wide screen. I remember going to Saturday morning “kiddie” shows as a kid in the early 60’s. There was a popular candy store next door. The interior was aqua and they would begin projecting the movie on the curtain as it opened. The original Druid was incorporated into an expansion of First National Bank and the 2nd Druid was torn down in the 1980’s or 1990’s and is now a parking lot.