Avalon Theater

111 S. Howard Street,
Spokane, WA 99201

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

| Street View

The Columbia Theater was built and opened in 1906.

Contributed by Lost Memory

Recent comments (view all 3 comments)

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm

On a lighter note, one of the children grew up to be the captain of the Hindenburg.

rivest266
rivest266 on May 24, 2010 at 7:51 pm

This was the Loew's
ad is on the bottom of the page at View link

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 20, 2012 at 8:01 am

A thesis by Lisa Kalhar Melton identifies the Columbia Theatre as the work of architect Herman Preusse. As the theater was built in 1906, it falls into the period when Preusse was working in partnership with architect Julius Zittel.

Working on his own, Preusse also designed the Auditorium, Spokane’s first large theater, built in 1890. That same year he designed the Woodward Building, which, from 1911 to 1914, housed on its ground floor an early movie house called the Isis Theatre.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater