Lincoln Theatre

609 Monroe Avenue,
Charleston, IL 61920

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Previously operated by: Fox Circuit, Frisina Amusement Company

Functions: Office Space

Previous Names: Lincoln Fox Theatre

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Lincoln Theatre, Charleston, IL

The Lincoln Theatre opened on February 4, 1921 on Monroe Avenue. It was renamed the Lincoln Fox in 1928, when it became part of Fox Theatres. In the early-1940’s it was operated by the Frisina Amusement Co.

The Lincoln Theatre closed on March 20, 1956. The building still stands today, minus its marquee, and is currently used as law offices.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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SethG on June 25, 2023 at 11:13 pm

Wrong address, wrong building. The old photo clearly shows that the theater was at 609, which is a law office. The trees do block a lot of the view, but the building in the photo used clearly has a construction date of 1922 on its facade.

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