119 8th Avenue SE,
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Original chain was the Allen Theatre chain, later taken over by Famous Players.
The first manager was a Mr. Milligan. The 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 at the cost of $125,000 and 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 later was renamed the Strand in 1924.
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