De Kalb, IL: Egyptian Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Illinois
City: De Kalb
Location: 135 North 2nd Street

Cinema, built 1928-1929 by Elmer F. Behrns in the "Egyptian Revival" style. Opened 10 Dec 1929. Used as a cinema, live theatre and music venue.

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De Kalb, IL: Egyptian Theatre Front Text: sign: "Egyptian", marquee: "Next - Charly"
Reverse Text: "Egyptian Theatre, De Kalb, Illionis. This Egyptian vision in rural Illinois features twin depictions of Pharaoh Ramses II on its glazed terra-cotta facade. The 1500-seat theater opend in 1929 and showed movies into the 1970s before being remodeled to serve as a perfomring arts center."
Publisher: from the postcard book "Palaces of Dreams" by John Margolies; Bulfinch Press; Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1993; ISBN 0-8212-2017-9
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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