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Theatres Operated by Balaban and Katz as of October 1st 1949

 

 This list is for research purposes only and may not be copied or reposted!

Belpark

Berwyn

Biltmore

Broadway Strand

Central Park

Century

Chicago

Cine

Coronet

Drake

Garrick

Gateway

Manor

Maryland

Nortown

Pantheon

Paradise

Park

Portage

Riviera

Roosevelt

Senate

Southtown

State-Lake

Terminal

Tivoli

Uptown

Valencia

Varsity

Will Rogers

Alba

Belmont

Congress

Covent

Crystal

Harding

Howard

La Grange

Lakeside

Luna

Regal

State

Tower

Norshore

Granada

Marbro

United artists

Iris

Grand(alton)

Princess

Fox(aurora)

Paramount

Tivoli

Castle(Bloomington)

Irvin

Majestic

Grand(Blue Island)

Lyric

Lincoln

Rex

Rio

Fischer

Lincolm

Palace

Empress

Majestic

Wildey

Crocker (Elgin)

Grove

Rialto

Orpheum

West

Harvey

Orpheum(Joliet)

Princess

Rialto

Luna(Kankakee)

Majestic

Paramount

Kee (Kewanee)

Peerless

Normal

Empire (Pekin)

Pekin

Rialto

Apollo (Peoria)

Madison

Orpheum

Palace

Rialto

Orpheum

Majestic (Streator)

Plumb

Academy(Waukegan)

Genessee

Rialto

Wood River

Princess (Toledo Ohio)

Paramount(Hammond Ind.)

paramount(Marion)

Colfax(South Bend)

Granada

Palace

State

Orpheum(Quincy)

Washington

Grand Gary Ind.)

State

Colonial

La Salle

Majectic

Peru

Star

Auburn (Rockford Ill.)

Coronad

Midway

Palace

Times

Source: Balaban and Katz Internal Document



Balaban & Katz's Chicago Movie Palaces
TheaterAddressSeatsBuiltB&KClosed
Albany Park4826 N. Kedzie968191525 Dec 1934~1950
Belmont1632 Belmont3,25713 Sep 19269 May 1930~1965
Berwyn6404 W 22nd , Berwyn1,67319281 Nov 19291990
Biltmore2046 W. Division1,677191931 Jul 19301991
Central Park3535 W. Roosevelt1,78027 Oct 191727 Oct 19171971
Chicago175 N. State St3,86126 Oct 192126 Oct 1921-
Congress2135 N. Milwaukee2,89019261 Nov 1929-
Covent Garden2653 N. Clark1,97219161 Nov 19291958
Crystal2705 W. North1,860191715 Sep 1929~1965
Gateway5218 W. Lawrence2,09227 Jun 193027 Jun 1930-
Granada6427 N. Sheridan3,44719261 Nov 19291989
Harding2274 N. Milwaukee2,96212 Oct 192512 Oct 19251963
LaGrange80 S. LaGrange Rd1,436192520 Sep 1929-
Manor5609 W. North Ave1,82719241 Sep 1930~1955
Marbro4124 W. Madison3,93128 May 19271 Nov 19291963
Maryland855 E. 63rd1,5402 Sep 19282 Sep 19281977
McVickers25 W. Madison St2,26419221 Feb 19261984
Norshore1748 N. Howard3,01717 Jun 192617 Jun 19261957
Nortown6320 N. Western2,1054 Apr 19314 Apr 19311990
Oriental20 W. Randolph St3,2179 May 19269 May 1926-
Pantheon4642 Sheridan Rd2,035191828 Sep 19301962
Paradise231 N. Crawford3,61214 Sep 192814 Sep 19281956
Regal4719 S. Parkway2,8664 Feb 19284 Feb 1928
Riviera4746 N. Racine1,943191729 Sep 1918-
Roosevelt110 N. State St1,53519211 Jul 19221979
Senate3128 W. Madison3,097Jun 1925Jun 1925
Southtown610 W. 63rd St.3,20625 Dec 193125 Dec 1931
State5814 W. Madison1,8951 Nov 1929
State Lake190 N. State Street2,64917 Mar 191919381985
Tower1510 E. 63rd St3,015192622 Sep 1928~1950
Trivoli6329 Cottage Grove3,52016 Feb 192116 Feb 19211963
United Artists (Apollo)35 W. Randolph1,69619211 Apr 19291987
Uptown4816 N. Broadway4,38117 Aug 192517 Aug 19251981
Varsity1710 Sherman, Evanston1,812~19251 Apr 1928~1986


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