Plaisance Theater

466 N. Parkside Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60644

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LouisRugani
LouisRugani on January 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm

(July 24, 1947) LICENSE DRIVE HITS 7 LOCAL MOVIE HOUSES
When the city’s drive on license violators hit theaters last week, seven West Side movie houses made quick amends in their admission prices. In view of speedy corrections of the violations, Judge Cecil Smith discharged the cases.
Theaters affected and their maximum prices were: Tiffin, 4045 North, 40 cents; West End, 121 N. Cicero, 40 cents; Byrd, 4730 Madison, 40 cents; Symphony, 4921 Chicago, 40 cents; Crawford, 19 S. Crawford, 40 cents; K and C, 306 S, Cicero, 25 cents; and the Plaisance, 466 N. Parkside, 40 cents.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on November 29, 2008 at 3:07 pm

Listed in the 1953 yellow pages but gone by 1960.

Trolleyguy
Trolleyguy on March 3, 2005 at 6:21 pm

Thanks for the pic. The street didn’t look all that different in the 50’s, but the theater had a standard type of marquee as opposed to the one shown.