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The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Portage Theater Closed For Now

The 93-year-old landmark theater at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. was shut down on Friday after Ald. John Arena (45th) blocked Carranza’s application for a liquor license, according to Carranza.

05/25/2013

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Church Calls Off Plan To Buy Portage Theater

A local megachurch has withdrawn its move to buy the historic Portage Theater on Milwaukee Avenue and turn it into space for its congregation.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group’s ‘Endangered’ List

Three Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Supporters Rally To Save Portage Theater

Supporters rallied Monday to save the Portage Theater, one of the city’s oldest movie houses.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

The Portage Theater's movie-revival operation would cease if a North Side church buys the property. (CBS)

Film Buffs Fear Curtain May Be Lowering On Iconic Movie House

The Portage Theater has seen better days, and now they may be numbered, if a North Side church buys the property. CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

03/23/2012