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Chicago Movie Houses

Owner Of Congress, Portage Theaters Seeks New Operators

Posted 07.18.2013 | Chicago

Story by Heather Cherone, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: PORTAGE PARK — Eddie Carranza, the owner of the Portage and Congress theaters, has hired a re...

Church Drops Plan To Buy Historic Local Movie House

Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

A church has apparently had a change of heart when it comes to its previously expressed desire to purchase a historic Chicago movie theater in the cit...

Joseph Erbentraut

PHOTOS: Historic Chicago Movie House Fights For Survival

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.27.2012 | Chicago

The Patio Theater, with its twinkling "night sky" ceiling and detailed Spanish and Italian architecture, is a unique Chicago landmark. Opened in 19...

Supporters Of Historic Theater Fight For Landmark Status

Posted 04.02.2012 | Chicago

The historic Portage Theater, which may be closed and taken over by an area church, may be getting the lifeline it needs to remain a movie house geare...