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Princess Theatre
Rushville, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

This other Princess Theatre is located in Rushville, IL. The front facade is rather nondescript, but the building itself is a flashback to the days when movie "houses" was a true descriptor.



"Strip Mall" Theatre
Morton Grove, IL
Photo courtesy Jason Carlton

This theatre located in a strip mall is currently closed. Check out the swooping lines on this gem.





Gem Theatre
Kansas City, MO
Photo courtesy Bob Jagendorf

Check out the Gem Theatre in Kansas City. This theater was recently restored.

Gem Theatre
Photo courtesy Rod Holcomb

The Gem was built in the early 1900's and still features its "gem" of a neon sign. 11-07



Rialto Square Theatre
Joliet, IL
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This 1926 gem of a movie palace is undergoing restoration efforts. The Rialto Theatre is open for tours and don't forget to leave a donation towards restoring this classic theatre.



Normal, IL
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This old abandoned theatre in Normal looks like its been closed for quite some time.



Times Theatre
Jacksonville, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The Times Theatre still opens its doors for patrons in Jacksonville, IL. Check out the deco looking front facade on this gem.



Times Theatre (Demolished)
Danville, IL
Photo and info courtesy Don Gardner

In Danville, IL stands the Times Theatre. Well, at least until recently. Sadly, the Times on Route 1 was demolished to make way for a new-fangled drive-thru pharmacy.









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