Chevy Chase Cinema

815 Euclid Avenue,
Lexington, KY 40502

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Previously operated by: Mid-States Theaters Inc.

Previous Names: Ashland Theatre

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Chevy Chase Cinema

The Ashland Theatre opened on June 8th, 1949 with Frank Sinatra in “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”. By 1950 it had been taken over by Mid-States Theaters Inc. who renamed it the Chevy Chase Cinema on June 14th, 1967. It closed in 1979 and reopened as a twin cinema on June 25th, 1981, and closed for good in 1985.

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robboehm on January 1, 2021 at 6:01 pm

When it first opened as the Ashland the entire floor staff were females. I’ve uploaded an image as the Ashland.

After the twin Chevy Chase closed it became a number restaurants and clubs.

It was finally razed in 2016.

davidcoppock on January 2, 2021 at 9:31 am

Opened as Chevy Chase cinema on 14/6/1967 with “Caprice”. Reopened as a twin on 25/6/1981 with 2 cartoons(not named), an old newsreel and “State of the union”.

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