The Skokie opened in 1916 as the Niles Center. The deco facade is from circa 1940

SKOKIE (ILLINOIS) THEATRE TO CLOSE

Skokie Theatre slated to close at end of year

Via THS founding Member Biff Buttler in New York City.  The Skokie was briefly operated as  a single screen by Classic Cinemas in the early 1990′s. (RS)

The Skokie opened in 1916 as the Niles Center. The deco facade is from circa 1940

“After a year reprieve, the Skokie Theatre will shut its doors at the end of the year. The entertainment venue in downtown Skokie almost went dark last year after it went into receivership and was bought by First American Bank. But the bank committed to …”

Full story, more pictures:

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/8830706-418/skokie-theatre-slated-to-close-at-end-of-year.html

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