City Theater

3031 N. Lincoln Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60657

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City Theatre, Chicago, IL

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The Strand opened in 1914, located on Lincoln Avenue near Southport and Wellington Avenues in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. By the 40s, the theater had been renamed the City Theater, which operated into the 60s. Today, the building houses a carpeting store.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Broan
Broan on January 30, 2007 at 10:52 pm

This building still retains its original, operational stud lighting on the facade, which makes it somewhat unique.

Broan
Broan on October 1, 2007 at 12:59 am

Photos of this theater are HERE

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 14, 2008 at 5:19 pm

There is a nice view of the building on Google maps.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on July 13, 2009 at 6:34 am

This is from Boxoffice magazine in November 1946:

CHICAGO-G&E Theatre Corp. has acquired the Lincoln Theatre and the City Theatre, 3031 N. Lincoln. The latter will be managed by S. J. Angelos. The theatres were previously owned and operated by the CVN circuit.

Broan
Broan on February 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Originally operated by Hyman & Hirsch

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