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When it opened in 1922, it was the grandest theatre in Oregon, second only to the Liberty Theatre in Portland.
The Whiteside Theatre had the largest Wurlitzer organ in the state at the time.
It was designed by Seattle architect Henderson Ryan. This theatre was built for movies, but has had live vaudeville acts on stage as well.
It closed on January 27, 2002, and in May 2008 was donated by Regal Entertainment Group to the Whiteside Theatre Foundation. Plans are proposed to program movies, local and touring live performances, educational workshops and other special events. It reopened in September 2011 presenting live performances.
The Whiteside Theatre was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 25, 2009.
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