Emerson Theater

4630 E. 10th Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46201

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 24, 2010 at 6:25 am

The correct address of the Emerson Theatre is 4630 East 10th Street.

The 1986 Boxoffice article Mike Rogers cited above was mistaken about the Emerson having been built in 1931. According to The Encyclopedia of Indianapolis, and as Chuck said in the second comment on this page, the house opened as the Eastland Theatre in 1928, and was renamed the Emerson in 1931.

TLSLOEWS on July 14, 2010 at 7:59 pm

Interesting looking theatre.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 14, 2010 at 5:53 pm

From BOXOFFICE,May 1986. the EMERSON THEATRE has reopened.The 439 seat theatre will run second run movies for $1.50 and some art films may be shown.Th etheatre was built in 1931.

galoux on June 27, 2007 at 1:58 pm

Oh, shoot. I did go to the Rivoli, but my Beatles story I posted for that was actually about the Emerson! Glad to see it is still there! Fun facade and general architecture.


midwestmrs on October 16, 2005 at 7:23 pm

Remember the old Kiddie Matinees on Saturdays. One showing was at 10:30 and the other at 1:00. All theatergoers were presented with either a free Slow Poke or Dreamsicle when leaving. The old popcorn maker from this theatre currently resides at the Key Cinemas on the southside of Indy.