106 W. Market Street,
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The Historic Eagles Theatre & 13/24 Drive-In (Official)
Styles: Art Deco
Previous Names: Yarnelle Theatre
Originally opened March 30, 1906, the Eagles Theatre was built as a vaudeville theatre. It was renamed Yarnelle Theatre by 1914 operating a a full time movie theatre, but returned to the Eagles Theatre name by 1918. In the late-1920’s it was remodeled by architect Alvin M. Strauss and had switched to movies by the 1930’s. Alvin M. Strauss carried out further remodeling in 1939, when it was redecorated in the Art Deco style.
The Eagles Theatre boasts one of the largest screens remaining in Indiana, has two balconies and a ballroom. It was closed for renovations & restoration in 2018.
The Eagles Theatre was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
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