Grand Theatre

790 Broadway,
Gary, IN 46402

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Pkalleres on February 6, 2016 at 5:20 pm

After My Grandfather (Popoui) died my Grandmother (Yia Yia) ran both The Grand and State for several years with two boys! Amazing Woman Tula was!!!

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 21, 2013 at 5:11 pm

A history of Lake County, Indiana, published in 1915 mentions the Grand Theatre, then operated by the Simon brothers. It started as a stock and vaudeville theater, but by 1915 was devoted exclusively to movies.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 1, 2009 at 11:18 pm

A Grand Theatre was in operation in Gary at least as early as 1919. The obituary of Peter Kalleres, long time Gary theater operator, in the January 23, 1943, issue of Boxoffice said that he had acquired the Grand in 1919, the year after he arrived in Gary.