2003 Photo from the Dave Kraft collection.
51 E Main St|
|Record #12634 |
Current Use: Tavern
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: Varsity, New Varsity, Rex, Encore, Highdive|
| Previously operated by: Art Theatre Guild|
Information for this tour was contributed by Dave Kraft.
Built in 1906 as the Varsity, named changed to Rex in 1943, then Illini in 1948, then Encore in 1963, back to Illini in 1966. closed 1983, now Highdive (a live music venue/bar).
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October 2021 photos from the Kevin Fox collection.
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June 2003 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.
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Last featured 6/30/2003. Last edited 2/4/2022.