Lakewood Theatre

8000 W. Colfax Avenue,
Lakewood, CO 80214

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Previously operated by: Lee Enterprises

Functions: Office Space

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Lakewood Theatre

The Lakewood Theatre was opened on June 15, 1950 with Clifton Webb in “Cheaper by the Dozen”. Listed in the Film Daily Yearbook of 1951 as seating 900. The Lakewood Theatre was still open in 1955, but had closed on January 1, 1957.

It became a Harley Davidson dealership. By December 2019 it was offices for Reed Art & Imaging.

Contributed by Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez

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MichaelKilgore on November 18, 2019 at 10:28 am

Motion Picture Herald, April 5, 1947: “Civic Theatres (Joe Dekker and A. P. Archer), who have lots bought for new 1,000-seat, $200,000-$300,000 theatre, the Lakewood, Lakewood, Colo., hope to get started building soon.”

MichaelKilgore on November 20, 2019 at 6:49 am

Motion Picture Herald, Dec. 8, 1951: “Life magazine gave "Movie Sweepstakes,” a theatre attendance booster, a page layout and description. Game invented by Robert Patrick, of Lakewood, Lakewood, Colo."

MichaelKilgore on November 23, 2019 at 12:27 pm

Motion Picture Herald, April 16, 1955: “Lee Theatres have bought the Lakewood, Lakewood, Colo., from the Jefferson Amusement Co.”

Motion Picture Herald, Oct. 27, 1956: “The Lakewood, Lakewood, Colo., a Denver Suburb, is closing Jan. 1 and will be changed into a furniture store. The house is one of the newer theatres of the Denver metropolitan area, but just did not get enough business to keep going.”

rivest266 on April 4, 2024 at 10:38 am

Opened June 16th, 1950. Grand opening ad posted.

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