Coronado

Also known as: Rockford's Wonder Theater
312-324 N. Main St, Rockford, Illinois

Photos 

Overview Looking Southwest

I love the marquee, and to paraphrase Groucho Marx (who played here at least once) I'd love to be around when she gets lit up.

The red object to the right of the vertical sign is not part of the theater, it is a communications tower on the next block to the south.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in May 2012

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Map 

Street View 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 6, 1979
Reference number
79000878
Areas of significance
Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Multiple dwelling; Theater
Current functions
Theater; Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1925; 1927

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • December 27, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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