Glenn Theater

520 Hampshire Street,
Quincy, IL 62301

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Previously operated by: Dickinson Theatres

Previous Names: Colonnade Theater, Star Theater

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This long-demolished theater on Hampshire Street in Quincy opened in 1910 as the Colonnade Theater. It was later known as the Star Theater and by 1950 it was operated by Dickinson Theatres. It was finally the Glenn Theater. A parking lot is at the address today.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 26, 2016 at 3:33 am

The “New Theaters” column of the June 15, 1910, issue of The Nickelodeon had an item datelined Quincy, Ill., which said: “Messrs. Dodge and McConnell, of the Bijou Theater, will open a first-class motion picture theater at 520 Hampshire street.”

robboehm on March 26, 2016 at 3:10 pm

And not long after its opening as the Colonade, it was purchased in 1911 by Messrs. Nelson and Schwindler and renamed the Star.

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