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Oldest movie theater

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The Portage Theater (4050 N. Milwaukee Ave.), built in 1920, still shows movies and is home to The Silent Film Society of Chicago. "It's what they call a pre-movie palace," said owner Dennis Wolkowicz, "the shape of the theater being a megaphone and reminiscent of an old opera house." The... Tribune file photo