Avon Theatre

16 E. Western Avenue,
Avondale, AZ 85323

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gator37 on October 31, 2014 at 8:46 am

I grew up in Avondale in 1946 to 1950 and spent a lot of Sat. afternoons at the AVON. Remember seeing Sunset Carson and Lash LaRue there in person one time. Their careers didn’t go far but was exciting at the time. Loved that old theater, glad it’s still around.

HowardBHaas on May 31, 2010 at 5:32 am

This May 22 article says vertical sign to be replicated:

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Moviemac on September 24, 2008 at 9:59 pm

The theater is located on Western Ave., the NW corner of Central Ave. and Western. I will get an exact address when I go down there this weekend. There are a couple of old theaters I want to check out while I’m on the westside of the Phoenix Metro Area.

Moviemac on September 24, 2008 at 3:28 pm

I grew up in Avondale..I remember my mom telling me about going to the movies there as a child in the 50’s. By the time I was born it was a grocery store,(Jeff’s). It then was closed down and opened in the early 1980’s as a arcade, which I went to frequently. I always wondered why this theater shut down as a kid, and I was hoping someone would someday buy the building and turn it back into a theater. I have pictures of the building which I will try to post as soon as I figure out how to. My parents still live in Avondale, and when I make my weekly visit, I drive down the old downtown to look at the building. There was some talk of restoring the theater as an arthouse theater as part of a revitalization project of old town Avondale, but nothing has happened as of yet.