Tryon Theatre

117 South Tryon Street,
Charlotte, NC

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The Tryon opened in 1938 and was the last movie theater built in downtown Charlotte. It was a modest space both inside and out and showed second run movies its entire life which lasted until the late 50’s. It did have a nice marquee which was saved and moved to a new location.

Look for the restored marquee gracing the entrance to a restaurant in the Cavalaris building on Morehead Street in the Dilworth neighborhood.

Contributed by Mark Huffstetler

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 11, 2012 at 3:04 am

Pity Charlotte didn’t have enough sense to save some theatres,guess they were trying to play catch up with ATL, Hey, Atl saved a Couple of Theatres Downtown.

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