3558 S. Archer Avenue,
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Previously operated by: Schoenstadt
Architects: Edward P. Rupert
Firms: R. Levine & Co.
This McKinley Park neighborhood house opened in 1925 for the Schoenstadt circuit and sat around 1,700. It was located on Archer Avenue near Leavitt Street, not far from another Schoenstadt house, the Archer Thetare on 35th Street. It was designed by Edward P. Rupert of architectural firm R. Levine & Co. and presented both vaudeville and motion pictures in its early years. The theatre also originally contained a Barton organ. Following a period of closure it was reopened on September 16, 1933.
The Midwest Theatre closed in 1965 and was demolished shortly after.
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