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Savannah Theatre
Savannah, GA
Photo courtesy Joyce Kerrigan

The Savannah Theatre in Savannah, Georgia features a vertical neon lit sign on its corner face. Looks like this place is still in business. The Savannah Theatre is known as the oldest continuously operating theater in the country having been built back in the year 1818.

 

UPDATE 04/09 : The Savannah Theatre was designed by architect William Jay. In the mid-1900's the Savannah began showing movies until the 1970's. The Savannah Theatre was restored in 2002 and today features an updated sound and light system. The theatre is known as the nations oldest continually-operating theatre. For more historical information on the Savannah Theatre, see the Savannah Theatre website. 04-09

More photos of the Savannah Theatre are located below.

 

Savannah Theatre box office
Savannah, GA
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Savannah Theatre marquee
Savannah, GA
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

 

 

Ohio Theatre
KY
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

The OHIO Theatre is a deco theatre located in Kentucky. Check out the fantastic lettering spelling out OHIO that truly stand out on this deco treasure.

 

 

Community Theatre
Little Rock, AR
Photo courtesy Stewart Isbell

Check out the Community Theatre in Little Rock, Arkansas. Looks like this theater is still open for business.

 

 

 

 

 

Evangeline Theatre
New Liberia, LA
Photo courtesy KingRob

The Evangeline Theatre in New Liberia, LA is still open for business and features a very distinct marquee on its front deco facade. It also appears that the sign lights up at night.

(Left) The Evangeline Theatre marquee up close

The marquee is original as is most of the facade of the building. This theatre was completely refurbished. Many thanks to KingRob for photos and info.

 

Evangeline Theatre another view
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

 

 

Perry Theatre
Perry, GA
Photo and info courtesy Steve/Back on Tack

The Perry Theater in Perry, GA seems to be the victim of traffic being diverted to new suburban shopping plazas less than a mile away. The building is located on Commerce Street.

 

 

 

 

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