Awards & Recognitions

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Recognitions

  • 1 of 6 remaining Egyptian Theatres in the United States.
  • The only Egyptian Theatre east of the Rocky Mountains.
  • 1 of 2 remaining Egyptian Theatres with original star lights.
  • Listed in Top 10 Most Haunted Theatres in Illinois.
  • One of the top 20 largest historic theatres in Illinois (by seats).
  • 1978 – Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
  • June 1988 – Box Office magazine features the Egyptian Theatre.
  • September 1991 – American Movie Classics magazine features the Egyptian Theatre.
  • July 13, 1999 – The League of Historic American Theatres annual conference tours the Egyptian Theatre.
  • 2009 – Recognized by the Illinois legislature in celebration of the 80th anniversary.
  • 2013 – Featured in the book “Le Louxor Palais Du Cinema” published for the re-opening of the Egyptian themed theatre in Paris, France.
  • December 10, 2014 – City of DeKalb declared “Egyptian Theatre Day” in celebration of 85th anniversary.

Awards

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2011 – Nominee DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

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2008 – Awarded 1 of 150 Great Places in Illinois by the American Institute of Architects

 

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