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New Regal Theater opened as Avalon in 1927


Original name: Avalon Theatre

Original capacity: 2,250 seats

Opened: 1927

Theme: Middle Eastern/ Moorish

Architect: John Eberson

Landmark: Designated a Chicago landmark in 1992. It was renamed the New Regal Theater in honor of the famed Regal Theater at 4719 S. King Drive, which was demolished in 1973.

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