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FRIENDS OF THE CORONADO

Northwest Quarterly Magazine
Coronado Theatre

Coronado Performing Arts Center: Rockford’s Crown Jewel

Even before the curtain rises on the stage of Rockford’s crown jewel, theatergoers are awestruck by a performance of another kind – the grandeur of the theater itself – thanks to the Friends of the Coronado (FOC), a nonprofit organization.

This group was formed 25 years ago to save and restore a one-of-a-kind historical building in downtown Rockford, while preserving the memories of its past and assuring its future. The result is a revived venue that’s entertaining a new generation.

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Friends of the Coronado

Our mission is to champion the historic Coronado Theatre, a time-honored symbol of civic pride, as a performing arts center and community asset for all to use and share. Friends of the Coronado is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

LOCATION

324 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61101

MAILING ADDRESS

Friends of the Coronado Foundation
P.O. Box 1976
Rockford, IL 61110

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