Nora Cinema

1300 E. 86th Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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Opened as the Nora Theatre on February 6, 1966 with a seating capacity of 950. The theatre was located on East 86th just east of Nora. It was opened by the Vogue Theatre Chain and was considered to be a Luxury “Living Room” theatre with the latest in design, equipment and decor. The theatre had a large marquee and canopy over the entrance for patron protection and featured a smoking section.The theatre was remodeled in 1973 and received the new name Nora Cinema on May 23, 1973. The theatre has since closed.

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moviemad on January 23, 2008 at 8:14 pm

This theatre sustained a fire that pretty much gutted it. Fire department reported it was a short in the Buttermat machine. The fire happened while United Cinema, its operator, was fueding with the local projectionist union. Theatre never reopened but is now a post office.

meanmachine88 on March 10, 2015 at 1:22 am

Does anyone know…is the post office just in that location or is the post office actually occupying the building that housed the theater?

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