Arcadia Cinema

230 E. Main Street,
Olney, IL 62450

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Previously operated by: Frisina Amusement Company

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Styles: Art Deco, Neo-Classical

Previous Names: Arcadia Theater

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Arcadia Cinema

The 1927 Arcadia Theater, located on Olney’s Main Street, was originally built as a single auditorium theater with 225-seats. Seating was later increased to over 800. It was later twinned. By 2003, it was it was operated as a first-run movie house by the Sensible Cinemas chain. By 2009, it was part of independent Erlann Movie Theatres chain, but had closed by 2016.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

Recent comments (view all 3 comments)

Trolleyguy on May 18, 2016 at 7:38 am

Closed permanently and for sale according to website.

Jake Bottero
Jake Bottero on August 10, 2022 at 5:36 am

Essentially abandoned.

Bruce C.
Bruce C. on July 10, 2023 at 12:49 pm

Here’s a Fall 2021 article about the possible reopening of the Arcadia Cinema as an event space and concert venue… Local group looks to reopen historic theater

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