Rex Theatre

6848 S. Racine Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60636

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Rex Theatre

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The Rex Theatre opened in the 1910’s in the Englewood neighborhood on S. Racine Avenue between 68th and 69th Streets. The Rex Theatre continued to operate as a movie theater at least into the early-1950’s before closing.

Another, slightly larger, Rex Theatre was located on the Near West Side, on Madison Street near Oakley Boulevard, which does not seem to have lasted as long as this Rex Theatre did.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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QUIXOTE on January 27, 2005 at 2:59 pm

I have to disagree with the synopsis. I grew up a few blocks from the REX in the 1960s, and back then it was closed too. Better guess of the closing might be the 1950s.

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