Arabian Theatre

7610 Aurora Avenue North,
Seattle, WA 98103

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Arabian Theatre exterior

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The original Arabesque facade of the building remains. It is now a church.

Had a Kimball organ installed in 1925. The Arabian Theatre was closed in 1954.

Contributed by Katie Mac

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kateymac01 on May 7, 2005 at 12:53 am

Great exterior photos at View link

kencmcintyre on December 30, 2005 at 1:51 am

Try this link. Enter theaters as a search term and then browse the photos:

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kateymac01 on January 3, 2006 at 4:57 am

The Arabian closed in 1954.

kencmcintyre on June 1, 2006 at 2:48 am

This 1956 photo was taken after the theater closed:

jimshep on January 28, 2013 at 2:07 am

I went to Saturday matinees at this theater in the 1940s. We would see two features, a comedy, a serial, and a newsreel for $.09 (because if they had charged $.10 they would have had to charge a tax). Popcorn, candy, and the bus were each $.05. We each got $.25 and would have to decide whether to have candy and popcorn or take the bus. Many times it was a long walk home in the rain.

pnelson on October 27, 2015 at 2:59 am

My dad went to this theatre years ago and I think he said he won a prize in a drawing here once. In the depression probably. Still a wonderful building that looks much like it did in the past. Would be nice to see interior pics of the theatre from the past and the present.

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