Liberty Theater

1203 Commercial Street,
Astoria, OR 97103

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an old photo of the Liberty Theater

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The Liberty Theater opened in 1925. This theater underwent a restoration and renovation project in 2000. While the Liberty Theater was once a movie house, it is now a venue for peforming arts and live entertainment.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 4, 2007 at 3:43 pm

Added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1984

Astor Building (added 1984 – Building – #84002938)
Also known as Liberty Theater
1203 Commercial St., Astoria
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bennes & Henry, Knowles,John
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Professional, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Professional, Specialty Store, Theater

GaryParks
GaryParks on April 16, 2007 at 3:02 am

I was let into the Liberty for a five-minute look by a gracious box office employee last week. The interior is every bit as ornate and fanciful as the facade over the entrance.

I have been told that arrangements are underway to acquire and install a theatre pipe organ.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 3, 2007 at 2:53 pm

This is a 2007 photo of the Liberty Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 6, 2007 at 7:24 pm

Another photo of the Liberty Theater can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 22, 2008 at 5:06 pm

This is a well done close-up shot of the Liberty Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 11, 2009 at 4:05 pm

Another 2009 photo is here.

Mikeyisirish
Mikeyisirish on June 26, 2012 at 5:52 pm

A few 2011 photos can be seen here and here.

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