Virginia Theatre

203 West Park Avenue
Champaign, IL
Opened 1921
Seats 1,819

Opened as a venue for both live theatre and film. Designed by C. Howard Crane for A.W. Stoolman and named after Stoolman's daughter. Italian Renaissance exterior and Spanish Renaissance interior. Acquired by the Champaign Park District in 2000 and underwent major renovations in 2000 and 2012. Cinema Treatures, www.TheVirginia.org).

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