Skip to main content
Shedd Aquarium

Heart Theatre

133 East Jefferson Avenue, Effingham, IL 62401

Historic Sites

The theatre is one of the two examples in Effingham of the Art Deco style that was popular from 1920 to 1940.

A 1930s landmark, the Heart Theatre is located across the street from the old Effingham County Courthouse. The theatre is one of the two examples in Effingham of the Art Deco style that was popular from 1920 to 1940. The cream and maroon terra-cotta tiles are a perfect foil for the neon and marquee lights. While the theatre itself is no longer in operation, it a staple of Downtown Effingham.

What's happening nearby...

Summer Sundown Music Festival

The Stage at Lake Sara •  Sep 13 – Sep 15

Bring the whole family for a weekend of fun at the Stage at Lake Sara. Featuring acts from: The Local Honeys, Chicago Farmer Acoustic trio, and…

Read more about Summer Sundown Music Festival

You might also be interested...

Effingham County Veteran's Memorial

Effingham

The Effingham County Veteran's Memorial wall is dedicated to all the men and women who served from all five branches of the armed forces. The names…

Read more about Effingham County Veteran's Memorial

Effingham County Courthouse

Effingham

The Effingham Country Courthouse Museum features displays on the military, Effingham County railroads and Effingham County history. It is also listed on the National Register of…

Read more about Effingham County Courthouse

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get inspired by top travel stories, gain access to exclusive promotions and contests, and discover even more reasons to #EnjoyIllinois.