Norwood Theater

532 Center Street,
Hickory, NC 28601

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Functions: Community Center

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The Norwood Theater operated a racial policy, which was all black. It opened around 1925 and was owned/operated by Norwood Patterson, noted black businessman of the Ridgeview section. It was located on 12th Street (which today is Center Street) at 4th Avenue SE.

Later sold to Henry S. Brown. Brown would later build the second all Black Embassy Theater in the city. Patterson owned Pat’s Cab Co., a Pool room and a beauty shoppe. He would die at the age of 103. Survied by one son, Walter.

The Norwood Theater was closed around 1930, and was demolished around 1940.

Contributed by Don Barker
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