Famous Theater

1721 4th Avenue N.,
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Previously operated by: Wilby-Kincey

Architects: David O. Whilldin

Functions: Housing, Office Space

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Famous Theater

The Famous Theater opened around 1927. In 1980 it was operating as an adult theater. The building has been converted to office space and apartments.

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TLSLOEWS on November 10, 2009 at 10:30 am

This could also be listed as the Famous Adult Theater or the Famous Porno Theater.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 29, 2015 at 2:06 am

A master list of buildings designed by Birmingham architect D. O. Whilldin, compiled by Thomas M. Shelby, lists the Famous Theatre in Birmingham as a 1926-27 project.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 13, 2017 at 3:27 pm

Bhamwiki’s Famous Theatre page has two photos of the house, a cropped version of one of which has already been uploaded to our photos page. An earlier Famous Theatre operated at 306 18th Street North around 1925.

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