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Century Theater Sign in Evanston Replaced

A developer collaborated with both AMC and the City of Evanston on the design of the new sign.

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The sign for Evanston, IL’s Century theater that was recently replaced.

Owners of the AMC Evanston 12 theater in Evanston, IL have recently updated the well-recognized blade sign for the cinema from “CENTURY” to “EVANSTON,” according to a report by local news outlet Evanston Now.

The Century, a downtown movie house on Maple Ave., closed early in 2020 and remained dormant until late 2022. “At that time, a new operator, AMC Theaters, re-opened movie house as AMC Evanston 12, but only with paper signs on the doors,” the report states.

 

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A lighting ceremony is set for Dec. 14.

For more information, see the full story in Evanston Now.

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