Liberty Theater

1008 Adams Avenue,
La Grande, OR 97850

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Liberty Theater

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Opened in 1910 as the Orpheum Theater.

Contributed by Lost Memory

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 4, 2007 at 2:44 pm

This website has some photos of the Arcade/Liberty Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 5, 2007 at 5:09 am

Added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1999

Liberty Theater (added 1999 – Building – #99000948)
Also known as Orpheum Theater;Arcade Theater
1008 and 1010 Adams Ave., Lagrande
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gardinier, S.A. (attributed)
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Restaurant, Specialty Store

According to the above info, this theater was also known as the Orpheum Theater.

CSWalczak on February 17, 2010 at 6:55 pm

Here is a news article about an effort that has been initiated to restore this theater and a link to a page about its history:
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CSWalczak on February 17, 2010 at 7:01 pm

Two additional recent articles, one with a picture:
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KenLayton on February 25, 2010 at 8:45 am

Looks like a nice theater to restore.

Mikeyisirish on August 14, 2012 at 8:51 am

There’s talk of restoration: here, here and here

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