119 8th Avenue SE,
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Original chain was the Allen Theatres chain, later taken over by Famous Players.
The first manager was a Mr. Milligan. The HillGreene Lane organ was a miniature duplicate of the organ at the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City. The cost of the organ was $15,000.
The Allen Theatre was opened on November 15, 1913 and was built at the cost of $125,000. It was said to be the most magnificent theatre on the North American continent that was devoted exclusively to motion pictures.
The decorator was Otto Huber whose firm was based in Chicago.
The color scheme was in rose and gold with red velour seats.
The Allen Theatre was renamed the Strand Theatre on March 1, 1924.
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