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Capri Cinema

2005 Photo from the Darren Snow collection
226 19th St
Rock Island IL

Record #10723  
 Opened: 1940
 Closed: 1989
 Current Use: Night Club
Capacity: 500 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Rocket
 Previously operated by: ABC Midwest Theatres

Known for decades as the Rocket, the Capri became a sub-run house in the mid-1970s. It closed in 1989 and, after sitting empty for seven years, reopened as a nightclub that didn't do much business. In 2010, it became The Establishment, with improv on the weekends and rental space during the week.

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July 2005 photos from the Darren Snow collection.

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Last featured 10/24/2002. Last edited 8/13/2017.

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