Avalon Theatre

208 Tower Avenue,
Larimore, ND 58251

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Additional Info

Functions: Live Performances

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Grand Theatre

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Avalon Theatre

Small theatre with Historic Status located on the corner of Tower Avenue and Terry Avenue in downtown Larimore. The Grand Theatre opened in 1925. In 1938 it was closed and remodelled in an Art Deco style and reopened as the Avalon Theatre with 397 seats. Used for performing arts and movies.

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kencmcintyre on February 12, 2006 at 9:27 am

Here is the National Register information:

NORTH DAKOTA – Grand Forks County

Avalon Theater ** (added 1991 – Building – #90002191)
210 Towner Ave., Larimore
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Tingum,David,Sr., Jensted,Emil
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

kencmcintyre on September 12, 2008 at 6:36 pm

This NPR article on North Dakota theaters includes a photo of the Avalon:

Chris1982 on July 8, 2014 at 9:33 pm

In researching this theatre I found it began its life as the Grand Theatre in 1925. In 1938 the Grand closed and was remodeled into the Art Deco style and reopened as the Avalaon Theatre. There should be an AKA Grand Theatre.

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