Uptown Theatre

109 E. Madison Avenue,
Iola, KS 66749

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OCRon on January 28, 2017 at 11:07 pm

According to this 1956 news clip, the Uptown Theatre was located at 109 E. Madison, (not West), now Iola Pharmacy.

The ad for the March 16, 1933 Grand Opening is in the photo section. Closed November 3, 1953

Previous operator: Fox Theatres

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 5, 2012 at 10:14 pm

I updated Street View to the wrong block.

Are we sure the Uptown’s building has been demolished? The odd-numbered side of the 100 block of West Madison is almost solidly built up, and all the buildings look pretty old. I can’t imagine any of them having been built after 1950.