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Admiral Theatre

2003 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
3940 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago IL

Closed Adult Theatre
Record #11055  
 Opened: March 31, 1927
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Night Club
Capacity: 1999 seats
Architect(s): Gallup & Joy
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: GCS Circuit

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Opened as a vaudeville house, the Admiral was closed from the early 1950s to May 1969, when it reopened as a cartoons-only (!) cinema, switching over to adult films in June. It's now a "gentlemen's club."

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February 2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Last featured 4/18/2003. Last edited 5/14/2022.

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