Empire Theater

207 1/2 Liberty Street,
Morris, IL 60450

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Open from at least 1909, the Empire Theater was located on the second floor of a building which occupied the corner of Liberty and Washington Streets. It was open until at least 1919, when a Morris newspaper mentions that a basketball game took place at the theater. A Hallmark store and bank are currently located in the building that once housed the Empire Theater.

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CSWalczak on September 29, 2012 at 8:16 pm

According to this history of Morris, IL, the Empire was capable of seating 800 people.

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