Reno Theatre

236 N. Center Street,
Reno, NV 89501

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Previously operated by: T & D Jr. Enterprises

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Reno Theatre

Sol Lachman originally opened the Reno Theatre on February 27, 1926, and operated it until November of 1939. In May of 1939, the Nevada State Journal reported that T&D Jr. Enterprises had leased the building from J.M. Hiskey, the building’s owner.

After a major remodeling, the 357-seat theater reopened on August 23, 1940, with a new floor, a new projection system, and a modernistic tile front and marquee.

On January 31, 1949, the Reno Theatre ad read: “Special Notice. The Reno Theatre wishes to announce that we are closing the theatre with our last showing tonight…” From available information, it appears to have never reopened again.

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rivest266 on May 1, 2016 at 5:08 pm

February 27th, 1926 grand opening ad in photo section.

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