Will Rogers Theatre and Commercial Block

705-715 Monroe Ave., Charleston, Illinois

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National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 12, 1984
Reference number
84001066
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Theater; Specialty store
Current functions
Theater; Specialty store
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1935

Tags 

20th Century (29,077)
Art Deco (1,216)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1935 (558)
Built during 1930s (5,249)
Charleston, Illinois (12)
Coles County, Illinois (24)
Illinois (2,607)
Modern Movement (2,555)
Private owner (54,396)
Roy M. Kennedy (1)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Theater (3,244)

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