Avalon Theatre

629 Escobar Street,
Martinez, CA 94553

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The Avalon Theatre was opened in 1931. It was taken over by T & D Jr. Enterprises in December 1933.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 8, 2007 at 4:06 am

This December 1933 article was in the Oakland Tribune:

Chain Group Buys Martinez Theater

MARTINEZ, Dec. 18â€"Sale of the Avalon Theater to T & D Jr. Enterprises, operator of the State Theater, Martinez' second playhouse, was announced today. At the same time it was stated that the Avalon will be closed temporarily for repairs. J. N. Tocchini, who opened the Avalon two years ago, will devote his interests to theaters which he operates in Napa and Santa Rosa.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 8, 2011 at 2:05 pm

The June, 1930, issue of The Architect and Engineer said that William H. Weeks would be the architect of a new theater to be built at Martinez.

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