63rd Street Theatre

706 E. 63rd Street,
Chicago, IL 60637

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Newspaper ad from Aug. 15, 1945 Chicago Herald-American showing what was playing at the 63rd Street Theatre

The Langley Hippodrome opened in 1913 for the Alfred Hamburger circuit in the Woodlawn neighborhood, and was located on E. 63rd Street at N. Langley Avenue. In 1915, it was renamed Langley Theatre.

In 1945, the theatre was remodeled by the Gollos Brothers chain which operated it by that time and renamed the 63rd Street Theatre. The theatre was closed four years later. The building that housed the theatre has since been demolished.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Mister_Comics on September 23, 2017 at 11:35 pm

Old newspaper ads show the address as 702 E. 63rd. But newspapers have been known to make mistakes.

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