The Stunning 1907 Plaza Cinema In Kansas Is The Oldest Purpose-Built Cinema Still Running

The oldest purpose-built cinema in possibly the whole world is sitting right in Kansas, still running just like it should be. We’ve taken good care of this old building, and we hope it stands for years to come. Let’s see what’s going on at the old 1907 Plaza Cinema.

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Address: 209 S Main St, Ottawa, KS 66067, USA