Mission Theatre

5623 Airport Way S.,
Seattle, WA 98108

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Previously operated by: Sterling Theaters, Inc.

Functions: Ballroom

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 206.763.4999

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Mission Theatre

Located in the Georgetown neighborhood south of downtown Seattle. The Mission Theatre was opened in 1924 and closed in 1950.

It became an auto body shop. Today, it operates as the successful Georgetown Ballroom, used for private special events.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Seattleprojectionist on August 25, 2023 at 11:07 am

Before it became the Georgetown Ballroom, it was an auto body shop for expensive classic cars. I was in the area one day and saw that the doors were open so I went in and met the owner. The floor had been leveled and a garage door cut into the back wall. The projection booth was the owners office. Very few traces of orginal decor, building had been gutted for the shop.

Thomas Watters, Jr was The Business Agent for IATSE Local 154 Seattle Projectionists from 1968 - 1998 and his retirement. This was his first projectionist job in 1946, fresh out of the Navy. Tommy told me that the Mission was the first theater to close due to competition from television in the early 1950’s. First TV station in Seattle went on the air in November 1948.

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