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Lindo Theater

115 S. Chicago Ave., Freeport, IL 61032


This historic movie theater, built in 1922, features first-run movies presented in the latest 4K digital projection and sound on nine screens. Stadium seating, digital 3D and party room.

 The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp, opened on April 17, 1922. A contest was conducted to name the new theatre, and the prize-winning name, Lindo, was taken from the names Lincoln and Douglas to commemorate their second debate, which had been held in Freeport.

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