Collins Theatre

666 N. Collins Street,
Joliet, IL 60432

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Collins Theatre, Joliet, IL

Originally opened in 1934 as the Majestic Theatre, it was re-named Collins Theatre in 1948.

It closed in 1952 and has been converted into office space.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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ChiMike35
ChiMike35 on January 29, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Couldn’t have been that far from the old Joliet prison..

ronmartis
ronmartis on May 21, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Lived next to this theater from 1945 to 1953. Have any questions just ask. It was just about ½ mile from old Joliet Prison.

Bruce C.
Bruce C. on May 21, 2013 at 5:50 pm

ronmartis, is the photo above the correct building?

Allan
Allan on November 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm

I believe it is the correct building. One correction. The theatre did not close in 1952. A better estimate would be 1962. Definitely 1960s.

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