The Midwest was operated by Warner Bros. Theaters and opened in 1930. A web source identified in the "Movies" page says, "The auditorium was in the Italian atmospheric style, complete with electronic twinkling stars and rolling clouds in the midnight blue plaster sky."

The Midwest, at 16 N. Harvey, had 4 or 5 balconies and seated 1,600-1,700 (reports vary). It was built in 1930 and closed in 1975. Below, the Midwest in 1944.

Below, the Midwest in the 1960s-1970s.
Other Midwest images are in the Movies page.