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Colorado Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Valley Theatre
Fowler, CO
The Valley Theatre opened in 1917 as the Star Theatre. The name was changed around 1948. The theatre has been closed for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

Mesa Theatre
Grand Junction, CO
The Mesa Theatre has been here since at least 1930. It is now used for live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Hippodrome Theatre
Julesburg, CO
The Hippodrome Theatre opened in 1919. In 1973, the name was changed to the Chaka Theatre. In 1996, it became the Hippodrome Arts Centre. There was a marquee and vertical sign on the building in the 1950s. The horizontal sign appears to be a reproduction of the original installed around 2011. These photos are from 2012. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fox Theatre
La Junta, CO
Lamar Theatre
Lamar, CO
The Fox Theatre was built in 1912 as a playhouse. In 1939, it became part of the Fox Theatre chain and began showing movies. It is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

The Lamar Theatre opened in 1946 and is still operating. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Longmont
Performing Arts Center
Longmont, CO
Fox Cinema Center
Montrose, CO
The Longmont Performing Arts Center was built as the New Fox Theatre in 1939. In 1960, the theater was renamed the Trojan Theater. The theatre closed in 1986. In 1990, the building was purchased and converted it into a performing arts center. For more, see this website. [map]

The Fox Cinema Center opened in 1929 as the Fox Theatre. The facade has been remodeled but the original onion dome and minaret remain. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Damon Runyon Repertory Theater
Pueblo, CO
Grand Theatre
Rocky Ford, CO
The Damon Runyon Repertory Theateropened in 1918 as the Rialto Theatre. The theatre was designed by the Boller Brothers. In 1935, it was remodeled and became the Chief Theatre. In recent years, it housed a disco. In 2003, it was converted into the Damon Runyon Repertory Theater, a performing arts center. These photos are from 2012. By 2015, there were new panels on the blade sign. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Grand Theatre opened in 1901 as the Grand Opera House. It began showing movies in 1926. It was rebuilt in 1935 after a fire. The theatre closed in 1986. It was saved by the city in 1991 and now features movies and live entertainment. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Capitol Theatre
Springfield, CO
Fox 5 Theater
Sterling, CO
The Capitol Theatre was built in 1926 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

The Fox 5 Theatre has been here since at least 1941. For more, see this website. [map]

Fox Theatre
Trinidad, CO
The Fox Theatre opened in 1908 as West's Theatre. It has been in continuous operation since then. The marquee was added over the entrance in 1935. The name was changed to the Fox in 1942. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fox Theatre
Walsenburg, CO
The Fox Theatre opened in 1917 as the Star Theatre featuring vaudeville and plays. In 1929, movies were introduced and it was renamed the Valencia Theatre. That same year, Fox bought the theatre and it became the Fox-Valencia Theatre. The building was remodeled to its current look in 1941. It is still in operation. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Jones Theatre
Westcliffe, CO
Cliff Theatre
Wray, CO
The Jones Theatre building was built in the 1880s as a saloon and pool hall. In the 1920s, movies began showing here and the place was known as the Canda Theatre. The theatre was remodeled in 1941. This sign is probably from then. In 1964, the theatre was sold to the Jones family. This sign was apparently adapted then. The theatre closed in 1980 and was used as a dentist office until 1992. It was then returned to a movie and live performance venue. For more, see this website. [map]

The Cliff Theatre opened in 1950. For more, see this website. [map]

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