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West Virginia Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Bluefield Theatres:
Colonial Theatre: 1, 2, 3 [gone]

Kanawha Theatre
Buckhannon, WV
The Kanawha Theatre operated until at least the late 1980s. It now houses the Kanawha Lounge. Does anyone know when it was built? For more, see this website. [map]

Capitol Center
Charleston, WV
State Theatre
Charleston, WV
The Capitol Center opened as the Capitol Theatre in the 1920s. It closed in the mid-1970s. Restoration began in the 1980s. The theatre is now owned and operated by the West Virginia State University. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The State Theatre opened in 1939 and closed in 1982. In 2005, the building was renovated and adapted as office space for the WVSSPA (West Virginia School Service Personnel Association). For more, see this website. [map]

Rose Garden Theatre
Clarksburg, WV
The Rose Garden Theatre opened as the Grand Theatre around 1912. It was also known as the Robinson Grand Theatre. The theatre has been closed for many years. In 2014, the City purchased the theatre and plans to restore it. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fairmont Theatre [gone]
Fairmont, WV
Fayette Theatre
Fayetteville, WV
The Fairmont Theatre opened in 1946. It had been vacant since at least 2007. This photo is from 2012. The building was demolished later that year. For more, see this website.

The Fayette Theatre opened in 1938. It was restored in 1992 and is now used for live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Manos Theatre
Grafton, WV
The Manos Theatre might have been built around 1948. It is currently being restored. For more, see this website. [map]

Keith-Albee Theatre
Huntington, WV
The Keith-Albee Theatre was designed by Thomas Lamb and opened in 1928. It closed in 2006 for renovation and conversion into a live performance venue. The theatre is now known as the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. In 2011, the 40 foot tall blade sign was damaged in a storm and removed. The first photo above is from 2007 and shows the sign; the other photos from 2012 show it still missing. It was restored and reinstalled later that year. The neon was replaced with LED bulbs. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

Cinema Theatre
Huntington, WV
The Cinema Theatre was built around 1915 as a vaudeville house. It was originally known as the Orpheum Theatre. The theatre closed in 2011. When these photos were taken in 2012, the building was occupied by the Crew Church. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Capitol Theatre
Logan, WV
Logan Theatre
Logan, WV
The Capitol Theatre looks like it was built in the 1930s. The building now houses Bob Baker's Crafts & Gifts and Income Tax. Does anyone know when it was built and when it closed? For more, see this website. [map]

The Logan Theatre opened in 1938 and closed around 1989. It is now used as a community arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

McCoy's Grand Theatre
Moorefield, WV
McCoy's Grand Theatre was built in 1927. It closed in 1982 and then reopened in 1988. It is now used for stage shows. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Warner Theatre
Morgantown, WV
The Warner Theatre opened in 1931 and remained in operation until 2010. It was still closed when these photos were taken in 2012. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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