Akdar Theatre

227 W. Fourth Street,
Tulsa, OK

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missmelbatoast
missmelbatoast on July 16, 2007 at 1:33 pm

Oops! Thanks to CWChicago it has been pointed out that it was the NORSHORE I was refering to, not Nortown.
http://www.photoeye.com

seymourcox
seymourcox on September 9, 2007 at 7:15 pm

Many downtown buildings, including the Akdar Theatre, came down to make way for a new Civic Center. At the time this complex was considered bold, inovative, and modernistic. These days it just looks like a relic of a bygone era. See for yourself,
http://www.tulsalibrary.org/JPG/G0642.jpg

seymourcox
seymourcox on October 13, 2007 at 10:33 pm

Construction shot of the Akdar going up on the Western edge of downtown -
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A 1930 view illustrating how the theatre was twice as long as it was wide -
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missmelbatoast
missmelbatoast on July 20, 2009 at 5:28 pm

This photo is entitled “Tulsa Schools, Theatres, and Eateries of the 1930’s”,
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raybradley
raybradley on September 3, 2009 at 11:10 am

http://schehrer2.homestead.com/Population.html
Tulsa had a population of only 72,000 in 1922, yet it had four first class theatres, the Akdar being one of them!

seymourcox
seymourcox on November 19, 2009 at 7:22 pm

On this site Gene Kelly presents a tour of historic movie palaces –
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5FZ6Ung6Ac

seymourcox
seymourcox on July 21, 2010 at 11:50 am

Roadside Oklahoma provides an antique picture postcard view of the Akdar Theatre, Tulsa.
http://www.roadsideoklahoma.com/node/736

raybradley
raybradley on March 27, 2011 at 9:46 pm

To see a clear color picture postcard view of the Akadar Theatre go to match all words on below site and type in “akdar"
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raybradley
raybradley on March 27, 2011 at 9:55 pm

If you’d like to see a rare color snapshot of the Akdar Theatre, then go to site below and type in “akdar"
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