Palace Theatre

5242 W. 25th Street,
Cicero, IL 60804

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DavidZornig on November 30, 2015 at 7:51 am

1927 post card added credit Kenneth Andresen‎. Could have been the Grand Opening, given all the flags. The marquee also appears to read “We Are Open”. So that may narrow down the opening year. Maybe someone with better German than I can read the hand written caption.

joe voypick
joe voypick on December 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Weekend afternoons at the 40’s Palace featured movies and LIVE ACTS. Admission price for kids was really high, 25 cents compared to the other local places at 10 cents. One of the last films I saw there was 1948s Three Musketeers with Lana Turner.

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on July 27, 2012 at 10:15 am

Interesting photo posted on this blog:

popcorn on July 12, 2011 at 6:57 pm

Searching for photos of when it was a movie theatre. I will keep in touch when I find some. My parents, grandparents and myself all grew up in this area. Thanks

popcorn on July 12, 2011 at 6:54 pm

Searching for photos of when it was a movie theatre. I will keep in touch when I find some.

kencmcintyre on June 19, 2008 at 8:05 pm

There is a photo of the Palace Bowl on this page:

kencmcintyre on January 19, 2008 at 5:49 pm

The caption for this interior photo states that the Palace is now a parking lot:

GFeret on October 16, 2007 at 12:02 pm

Sorry ‘bout this, but I’ve a strong feeling the 'status’ of the PALACE is now squarely under the heading of DEMOLISHED.

Someone (besides me that is) needs to travel by and conduct and official post mortem.

Buddkeith on February 14, 2005 at 11:42 am

The Palace Bowl has been sold to the town of Cicero and will demolished and rebuilt as a town health clinic.

klimkm on February 10, 2005 at 8:38 am

I don’t remember the movie theatre but I do believe the facade of the subsequent “Palace Bowl” was in the movie “Uncle Buck”. I recognized it immediately!! I used to live in the neighborhood around there. Check it out next time you watch the movie.