New Regal Theater opened as Avalon in 1927
Original name: Avalon Theatre
Original capacity: 2,250 seats
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.