This is very exciting news for fans of vintage movie palaces. The Patio Theatre at 6008 W. Irving Park will be reopening this year. Let's hope the Uptown can experience the same. Posted on the Facebook Uptown Theatre fan page:
The Patio is reopening sometime later this year, thanks to Demetri & his father's hard work. They'll need everyones support to keep her afloat, and we can't wait to have the theatre back. Help them spread the word. Become a fan today!
Be sure to go to the Patio Theatre Fan Page and become a fan.
Learn more about the Patio and keep up to date on its opening at PatioTheater.net
From the Patio Theater site:
Enjoy an evening at the movies under twinkling stars and moving clouds.Located at 6008 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago Illinois 60634
In an open space of 1500 seating capacity.
The largest single screen in Chicagoland.
A state of the art sound system featuring Dolby SR and JBL speakers.
A grand neo-Pompeian lobby restored to original elegance.
The Patio Theater located on the Chicago’s northwest side is the only movie palace of the bygone era still in service to the community. Lovingly restored and decorated in the grand tradition complete with all the elements that make a night at the movie a memorable experience for the whole family to enjoy. Come and see your favorite movies at popular prices ($5.00 per person) on one giant screen under a simulated blue sky, flickering stars and moving clouds.