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Does this mean that we will be able to post pictures again??
The building that housed the New Temple Theater was constructed using the Greek Revival style.
The Star Theatre was built using the Greek Revival style. The theater showed vaudville up until 1924 when the owner of the Crocker Theater (next door) bought the building and converted it to retail. The building was later torn down by the Joseph Spiess Department Store in 1956 for a parking lot.
The Star Theatre was constructed in the Greek Revival style.
The Lyric Theater was located at 64 S. Grove Avenue in downtown Elgin. The theater was built in 1909 and had a seating capacity of about 350. After doing some research, I have found that the Lyric has NOT been demolished but is still standing and seems to be vacant. The theater closed in 1913 probably due to the competition of larger theaters in the immediate area. Since its closing the old theater building has been remodled several times over the decades.
here is a recent picture of the former Lyric Theater: