June 3, 2012
from Old Town in the ‘60s FB page
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do you have any more pictures of the Plaza?
boy do I love this 60s photo, as much for north ave as for the plaza theatre. this is looking east (towards the lake), and north ave looks absolutely nothing like this now. It got widened to be sure, gobbling up property frontages along the north side of the street, and the former plaza site now is North Park Tower, with the Pipers Alley theatres (now closed) just a couple doors east. No I never attended the Plaza theatre myself plus I’m a little miffed I have no childhood memory passing it by on the way to north ave beach then
“Hollywood Nudes Report” on the Plaza marquee, released December 27, 1963.