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Lake Theatre


2003 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
Classic Cinemas
1020 Lake St
Oak Park IL 60301
(708) 848-9088

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Record #6367  
 Opened: April 11, 1936
Capacity:
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb; TK Architects
Architectural Style(s): Streamline Moderne
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Essaness Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Konrad Schiecke.

The Lake Theatre opened with 1420 seats in 1936 and continues to run today. Classic Cinemas bought it in 1981 and triplexed it in 1986. In 1989, a fourth screen was added next door. 1991 saw an additional three screens added to the complex.

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July 2019 photos from the Dave Kraft collection.


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July 2004 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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June 2003 photos from the Ken Roe collection.


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February 2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.


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Photos from the Norman Plant collection.


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Photos from the Pete Roth collection.


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Last featured 11/9/2004. Last edited 11/1/2016.


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