Grant Theatre

501 Grant Avenue,
Eveleth, MN 55734

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Previously operated by: Publix Theaters Corporation

Styles: Art Deco

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Grant Theatre Projection Booth

The 600 seat Grant Theatre opened in 1940. It was operated by Publix Theatres.
The theatre closed around 1960. It briefly reopened in 1965.

The building that once housed the theatre has been completely made over but usage unknown.

Contributed by Chuck

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rvarani on March 19, 2010 at 5:37 pm

The Grant opened in 1939. It was bullt by The Pazelli and Aluni families. The Crouse family, who at the time the Grant opened, operated the Regent and State Theatres, was brought in as managers. I worked here as a relief projectionist from 1952 until 1957. The theatre went to a weekend operation around 1958 and closed around 1960. The original projection equipment ended up in the Heights Theatre in Columbia Heights, Mn. The Grant was reopened for a short time around 1965 by a group of businessmen from Virginia, Mn. I came back to Eveleth for a short time to assist in the reopening.

rvarani on June 18, 2011 at 1:47 pm

Just added two pictures of the projection booth. The projector were named “Betsey” & “Matilda”.

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