Tower theater


9 vintage Milwaukee movie theaters

Published July 27, 2018

Movie theaters are one of those third places - not work, not home - where many of us grew up. We saw favorite films there as kids, we perhaps shared our first kisses there as teens, we treasure memories from them as adults. Here's a look at 9 Milwaukee classics.


Urban spelunking: Tower Theater

Published Feb. 18, 2016

Next time you're at the Oriental, take a good look around. Imagine the loss if it were to close. If the seats were ripped out. If the balcony were to be walled off. If you did all that, you'd have the theater's sibling, The Tower, 757 N. 27th St., which closed in 1975.