Northtown Cinemas

7440 North 76th Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53223

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Northtown Cinemas

Northtown Cinemas was a sister to Southtown Cinemas. Together they were the first triplexes in southeast Wisconsin. It was run as a discount first run theater with all digital sound. It still had the three large cavernous auditoriums plus five newer stadium style spaces. It is posted as operating from 1976, but I had believed this was opened in 1966-7.

It was closed in 2012.

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AndrewWillenson on October 9, 2005 at 2:29 pm

It opened in 1976. I was there the first day of operation. I saw a Disney film called “The Shaggy D.A.” the day the Northtown opened.

Andrew N. Willenson

JimRankin on March 7, 2006 at 9:51 am

Please let us know if you learn more about this cinema.

JimRankin on March 7, 2006 at 9:52 am

Please let us know if you learn more about this cinema.

rivest266 on October 13, 2010 at 3:00 pm

This opened on Christmas Eve, 1976
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AndrewWillenson on November 3, 2012 at 1:17 am

This theater is now out of business. What a shame.

The three original auditoriums were very large and nice. I will miss those auditoriums.

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