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Ford Oriental Theatre ~ Chicago, Illinois. Built in 1926 as a movie palace. Refurbished Oct. 1998 into space for musical theater productions. Massive domed ceiling rimmed with seahorses and goddesses.

Built in 1926 as a movie palace. 1998 into space for musical theater productions. Massive domed ceiling rimmed with seahorses and goddesses.

Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, The Famous Chicago Theater downtown on State Street. Marshall Fields clock in foreground.

Lake Theatre, Oak Park, Illinois

Lamb, Once a nearly movie palace, it's now a modernized movie theatre.

When my brother was a little boy he saw Jackie Gleason in Vaudville at the Chicago Theater. He was an opener for a movie.

When my brother was a little boy he saw Jackie Gleason in Vaudville at the Chicago Theater. He was an opener for a movie.

Alameda movie palace, Alameda CA, built in  1932, renovated in 2008.

Theater Sets Stage for Local Revival

Alameda movie palace, Alameda CA, built in renovated in I saw Sleeping Beauty here & other matinees. Used to park my bike on sidewalk to the left of entry.

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