Oak Park Theatre
3935 Prospect Avenue,
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The Oak Park Theatre was one of three theatres located on Prospect Avenue within an eight block stretch. It was located in the Oak Park neighborhood. Opened on December 25, 1925 with Robert Frazer in “Keeper of the Bees”. It seated 1,091. The front of building was an all red brick with the center coming to a large “V” shape. The front had double steeple like towers on each end of the front façade. The auditorium was a large single floor building with a large domed roof. It originally had a large triangular shaped marquee. The Oak Park Theatre was closed on May 17, 1959 with Jack Lemmon in “Some Like It Hot” & Charles Boyer in “La Parisienne”. It was converted into a church.
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