Gaty Theater

1701 Gaty Avenue,
East St. Louis, IL 62225

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The Home Theater was an airdome style movie house with dirt floors and benches located on Gaty Avenue at 17th Street. It was replaced by the modern indoor 500-seat Gaty Theater in 1940. In the early 50s, it was destroyed by a fire. A church has since been built on the former site of the theater.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 1, 2014 at 6:18 am

The 1912 East St. Louis City Directory has a theater listing for a Home Circle Airdome, but it is at 940 Trendley Avenue.

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