Annetta Theatre

2337 S. Laramie Avenue,
Cicero, IL 60804

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Opened in the 1910’s, the Annetta Theatre seated 800, and was located on S. Laramie Avenue (then known as 52nd Avenue) near 23rd Place. It closed in 1951 and a Salvation Army community center now operates from the building.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Deuchler
Deuchler on May 19, 2006 at 3:31 am

Wasn’t this theater called The Annetta, like the nearby ‘20s hotel?
Doug Deuchler

popcorn
popcorn on July 13, 2011 at 3:06 am

The theatre building is actually still there and is located to the right of the parking lot shown in the picture.

popcorn
popcorn on July 13, 2011 at 3:09 am

I take that back, the building is behind the person taking the photo. It is now occupied by the salvation army

rso1000
rso1000 on March 22, 2012 at 1:05 am

Just confirming.. YES … The Salvation Army building in the photo is the former theatre.

joe voypick
joe voypick on December 2, 2012 at 5:13 am

This was a great kid place in the 40’s……3 features, cartoons and short subjects on Sat and Sunday afternoon.Cost about ten cents. We were upset when the price shot up to eleven.

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