Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Illinois
City: Rockford
Location: 314 N Main Street

Cinema and theatre, built 1927 by Frederic F. Klein in the "Atmospheric Style". Opened 8 Oct 1927. Named after the Spanish explorer, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (1510-1554). 2400 seats. 2000-2001 major renovation. Reopened 2001 as "Coronado Performing Arts Center".

Links: coronadopac.org, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. From high in the free-standing balcony, the ornate beatuy of the Moorish Village can be seen. Photo by John Bell, age 13, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. This is a view of one of the Coronado's plaster villages as seen from the main floor. Photo by Jordan Carr, age 14, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. This is a plaster dragon which is next to the stage. It hides a room that is filled with real instruments and pipes which are controlled by the theatre's organ. Photo by Bryn Carter, age 12, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. Thin sheets of silver, gold, and pastel leaf cover many of the sculptures and descorations in the Coronado Theatre. Photo by Ruth Christensen, age 14, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Front Text: inscription: "Aisle 3"
Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. The cherub hangs above the aisle door and is agood example of gold-leafing. Photo by Eric Maffei, age 13, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. This magnificent 2 ton chandelier hangs over the lobby and can be seen from the mezzanine. Photo by Danielle Keller, age 12, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. This is the head of Francisco Vasquez De Coronado, a Spanish explorer after whom the Coronado THeatre was named. It can be seen while sitting in the balcony. Photo by Bryn Carter, age 12, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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Rockford, IL: Coronado Theatre Reverse Text: "The Coronado Theatre, Rockford, Illinois. The pipes of the Grand Barton Theatrical Organ ... some are as small as a pencil, some are 16 feet high! Photo by John Bell, age 13, Spectrum School"
Size: Modern
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