A tribute to Alexander Kouvalis, “The Wizard of Austin Boulevard,” who saved one of the last Chicago movie palaces from being torn down and being replaced by a McDonalds. Kouvalis passed away on October 2. His son, Demitri is running the theater now. Wild Chicago visited the theater in fall of 1993.

6008 W. Irving Park Road

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