Hyde Park Theatre

5310 S. Lake Park Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60615

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RickB on October 5, 2015 at 4:45 am

“Hyde Pk.”? They couldn’t afford an A and an R? Now, Williamsburg, that you can use an abbreviation for…

DavidZornig on October 4, 2015 at 7:37 am

Circa 1920’s photo added courtesy of the Growing up in Chicago Facebook page.

GrandMogul on February 19, 2007 at 11:12 am

This theatre was one of five area thatres to be chosen for the “Electronovision” version of “Harlow.” Chicago Tribune, Friday, May 14, 1965:

The Picture The World Has Been Waiting to See! Bill Sargent’s “Harlow”
The Flame That Still Burns! starring Carol Lynley, Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Barry Sullivan, Ginger Rogers; Exclusive Premiere Showing, starts TODAY at these theatres: Starlite Drive-in, Studio, 53 Drive-in, Hyde Park, 53rd-Lake Park, Brighton, 42nd-Archer; An Electronovision Production.

dvdmike on May 30, 2004 at 10:56 pm

The drive-in facility for the Hyde Park Bank stands on the former location of the theatre, which we used to call the Hyde Park #2. The last film that I saw there was “The Valachi Papers”, months before it closed.