Colorado Movie Theatres (page 2)

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West Theatre
Craig, CO
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The West Theatre was built in the late 1930s and is still operating. In 2020, a replica sign with neon was created by Platinum Signs. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Butte Theatre
Cripple Creek, CO
The Butte Theatre opened in the 1890s as the Butte Opera House. The building was later used as for a furniture company, a skating rink, a thrift store, a garage, and more. In 1999, the building was renovated and is now used for live entertainment. The building has an early 1900s Federal Electric sectional bulb sign. I suspect that it came from another theatre and was installed here much later. The bay doors on the right house the fire department. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Egyptian Theatre
Delta, CO
The Egyptian Theatre opened in 1928. It was designed by Montana Fallis who also designed the Mayan Theatre in Denver. The theatre was restored in 1996. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Gothic Theatre
Englewood, CO
Park Theatre
Estes Park, CO
The Gothic Theatre opened in 1920. It was remodeled to its current look in the 1940s. The interior remained the same. In 1998, the theatre was nearly demolished. It is now used as a live performance venue. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Park Theatre was built in 1913. The tower was added in 1926. The theatre is still showing films and features an annual film festival. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre is now known as the Historic Park Theatre. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Grand Theatre
Flagler, CO
The Grand Theatre opened in 1930. By the 1980s, it was known as the Flagler Theatre. It continues to operate with that name. In 2022, the building restored based on 1940 photo. The sign was created by Morry's Neon in Denver. It was based on the original sign but the word "Grand" at the top is a modern addition. For more, see this website. [map]

Rialto Theatre
Florence, CO
The Rialto Theatre was built in 1923 by Richard Elhage. The Elhage name is featured near the top of the facade. It was originally a vaudeville theatre. In 1927, the theatre began showing movies. It closed in 1969. The theatre is now used as a performing arts venue. For more, see this website. [map]

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 was built as the Majestic Theatre. It became the Mesa Theatre in 1930. It was rebuilt in 1953. The theatre closed in 1987 and is now used for live performances. In 2018, the exterior was repainted and the neon was removed. For more, see this website. [map]

Hippodrome Theatre
Julesburg, CO
The Hippodrome Theatre opened in 1919. Around 1924, the name was changed to the Chaka Theatre. It closed in 1996. Around 1997, it became the Hippodrome Arts Centre. There was a marquee and vertical sign on the building in the 1950s. The horizontal sign was built around 2011 to simulate the original sign. In 2023, the signs shown in the last two rows above were created. All three signs were built by Terry Hinde. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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