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You might be thinking about the Sierra Cinema which is now a gym. Just click the link above right side for the Sierra which has its own page on CT.
I just added a recent picture of the water damage to the lobby.
With the Covid19 shutdown and no patrons, the Tivoli is offering curbside pickup of popcorn and concessions over the weekend of May8-10. https://patch.com/illinois/downersgrove/tivoli-theatre-offer-popcorn-concessions-pickup-may-8-10?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_term=arts+%26+entertainment&utm_campaign=autopost&utm_content=downersgrove&fbclid=IwAR1yxbMal6hms7TpBVEvRQzX6fhUDXff5lflo-WPd-alrruKyUqvvXxH1VM
The owners are planning on closing permanently due to financial hardship caused by the pandemic. https://www.channel3000.com/stoughton-cinema-cafe-to-close-permanently-after-30-years/
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/statetheaternashville/
Tom Fencl, owner of the Davis has died of lung cancer. A nice article about his work with the theatre can be found here: https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/04/08/tom-fencl-beloved-owner-of-davis-theater-dies-after-battle-with-lung-cancer/
The latest news from the local paper of January 28 2020 has the mayor saying it will be open by September 2020. https://larchmontloop.com/historic-larchmont-and-mamaroneck-playhouses-should-open-in-2020/
The latest news from the local paper of January 28 2020 that it should be renovated and reopened by September. https://larchmontloop.com/historic-larchmont-and-mamaroneck-playhouses-should-open-in-2020/
I added a 1954 street view in Photos.
Current use should be dry cleaners.
Just uploaded a mid-1950s view in Photos.
It’s now a carpet store.
Looks like a fire took place here.
By 1954, the old streetcars shown here were no longer operating on State Street in regular service. They had been replaced by the newer PCC models.
Working on the State Street subway.
Status should be: Closed.
Whenever I inquire about vacant commercial properties, I usually contact local real estate agencies.
An update on that last story is not very positive: https://blockclubchicago.org/2020/02/27/is-the-congress-theater-restoration-still-happening-its-an-eyesore-neighbors-say-as-delays-drag-on/?mc_cid=ab6a6215e8&mc_eid=11e184853b
I just uploaded a 1941 marquee picture.
The theatre is currently being renovated with heated recliner seating and upgrades. The website timeline says it Is scheduled to be completed by December 2020.