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Minnesota Movie Theatres (page 2)

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State Theatre
Jackson, MN
The State Theatre was built in 1926. For more, see this website. [map]

State Theatre
Kasson, MN
Kee Theatre
Kiester, MN
The State Theatre opened in 1937 and is still in operation. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

The Kee Theatre opened in 1949 and is still operating. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Le Sueur Theatre
Le Sueur, MN
The Le Sueur Theatre was built in 1934 and is still operating. For more, see this website. [map]

Hollywood Theatre
Litchfield, MN
Falls Cinema
Little Falls, MN
The Hollywood Theatre in Litchfield opened in 1936. The theatre is still operating and now has three screens. For more, see this website. [map]

The Falls Cinema opened in 1913 as the Little Theatre. In 1937, it was remodeled in the Art Deco style. For more, see this website. [map]

Palace Theatre
Luverne, MN
Grand Theatre
Madison, MN
The Palace Theatre opened in 1915 as the New Opera House. It was soon renamed the New Palace Theatre and used for vaudeville, concerts and movies. The interior got an Art Deco makeover in 1945. The original sign was apparently replaced at that time with the larger one that's there today. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Grand Theatre in Madison opened in the early 1900s. A fire in 1942 destroyed the building. It was rebuilt on site and reopened the following year. The theatre closed in 1978 and then reopened three years later. It closed and reopened a few times after that. The theatre was open when this photo was taken in 2011. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Minneapolis Theatres

Hollywood Theatre
Montevideo, MN
Lake Theatre
Moose Lake, MN
The Hollywood Theatre in Montevideo opened in 1937 and closed in 1985. The building is now used as a reception center. For more, see this website. [map]

The Lake Theatre opened in 1937 and is still in operation. The theatre appears to have been rebuilt or moved at some point. This vintage photo shows it as a two-story building. The current exterior looks like it's probably from 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Morris Theatre
Morris, MN
State Theatre [gone]
Owatonna, MN
The Morris Theatre opened in 1940 and is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

The State Theatre opened in 1935. It was later known as the Cameo 3 Theatre. It has been vacant since 1996. The marquee was missing when these photos were taken in 2012. Just a few months later, the building was demolished. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Park Theatre
Park Rapids, MN
Comet Theatre
Perham, MN
The Park Theatre opened in 1939. It was twinned in the early 1990s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Comet Theatre opened in 1938 and is still in operation. The building dates from the late 1920s when it housed a J.C. Penney store. The star at the front of the marquee was added sometime after 1984. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former Chateau Theatre
Rochester, MN
Main Street Theatre
Sauk Centre, MN
The former Chateau Theatre opened in 1927. It was converted into a Barnes & Noble bookstore in 1994. Many of the interior details still remain. These photos are from 2008. In 2014, the bookstore closed. The City bought the building in 2015 but it's not clear how it will be used. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Main Street Theatre opened in 1939 and is still in operation. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Princess Theatre
St. James, MN
Maco Theatre
Virginia, MN
The Princess Theatre opened in 1925 and closed in the late 1970s. The sign appears to be from the 1940s. The building now serves as the Princess Theatre Community Center. For more, see this website. [map]

The Maco Theatre was designed by Liebenberg & Kaplan and opened in 1938. Since the 1990s, the building has housed the Cornerstone Family Church. For more, see this website. [map]

St. Cloud Theatres:
Paramount Theatre

St. Paul Theatres

Cozy Theatre
Wadena, MN
Wayzata Theatre
Wayzata, MN
The Cozy Theatre opened as a movie house in 1914. In 1938, the theater was remodeled. This marquee was added and the roof was raised for a balcony. The theatre has expanded into the building next door and now has three screens. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The Wayzata Theatre opened in 1932 and closed in the 1980s. It has now been converted into retail space. The remaining marquee was restored. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Gopher Theatre
Wheaton, MN
The Gopher Theatre opened in 1940. It has opened and closed several times in recent years. It was closed when these photos were taken in 2011. For more, see this website. [map]

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