Roxy Theatre

1017 S. State Street,
Lockport, IL 60441

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Roxy Theatre, Lockport, IL

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Originally built as a feed store in the 1850’s. It was converted into the Roxy Theatre in 1937. Located on S. State Street at 10th Street, was last used as a juice bar but is currently closed.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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mp775 on September 1, 2006 at 5:09 pm

According to an employee at a local business, the theater is occassionally used for senior citizens' events.

kencmcintyre on June 16, 2008 at 11:22 pm

Here is a recent picture. The image is not the best, unfortunately.

stormdog on December 4, 2012 at 8:07 pm

It looks like this building is currently being used as a nightclub for people with mental illness or disability. There’s an interesting article about this here:—137487468/162769.html

Also, here’s a photograph of the theatre I made this Summer. I’ll post a few more once I’m done with school in a couple weeks.

BetterLockport on July 27, 2014 at 8:29 pm

This theater has been reopened!!! Mayor Steve Streit has recently negotiated an agreement with the owners of the building and the facility has been renovated. A new marquee with lights, updated entry and bar/eating area. The Lockport Old Towne Cafe, neighbor to the Roxy, serves their specialty food incuding hotdogs, sausage sandwiches, desserts. It is a BYOB theater. The weekend of July 25 the Roxy showed Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. August 8 and 9 will be the gothic horror Hansel and Gretel.

BetterLockport on July 27, 2014 at 8:31 pm

Roxy facebook page …

DavidZornig on October 18, 2016 at 10:18 pm

October 1, 2016 photo added, credit & copyright Kim Tonry.

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