Washington Square Cinema

6002 Far Hills Avenue,
Dayton, OH 45459

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Bob Mills opened Washington Square Cinema in spring 1975 before he would open Cinema Centre later that year. Mr. Mills would later sell Washington Square in 1979 to Chakeres Theatres in 1979. Chakeres Theatres closed Washington Square Cinema in October 1989. A sandwich shop is now in its place.

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southernlandthief
southernlandthief on November 29, 2006 at 6:44 pm

Saw “Kagemusha”, “Time After Time” and “The Return of the Secaucus 7” at this theater back in the late 70’s. Stop in and say “Hi” to Carrie at the sandwich shop, she used to go to movies at this theater all those years ago.

ZookieFreddie
ZookieFreddie on February 24, 2009 at 2:16 am

Please, are there any photos?

Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on May 17, 2009 at 8:21 pm

Hey gang, I just got back from the Dayton Amateur Radio Convention. This is what I saw. There is no way that the Jersey Mike’s Subs building is or ever was a 400 seat single screen theatre. It’s way too small and way too new. I talked to a friend who watched movies up there frequently and he said the theatre was unassuming, but across the street in the Washington Square Shopping Center between the still existing upscale grocery store and a place called “Upper Crust”.

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