Trianon Theater

1916 2nd Avenue North,
Birmingham, AL 35203

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 23, 2013 at 5:12 pm

The building that housed the Trianon Theatre is still standing at 1916 2nd Avenue North. It appears to have been occupied when the Google camera car went by in June, 2008, but looked vacant when this photo, uploaded to Flickr on December 30, 2009, was taken.

BamaFnNTn on May 4, 2012 at 9:11 pm

Again a case of looking for clues for me as to which studio this theater was associated; as most were in the Golden Era. The Trianon appears at the time of the 1928 photo to have been associated with 20th Century Fox. Notice the FOX NEWS ad on the right hand corner of the marquee area.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 4, 2008 at 2:33 pm

This must be for the first Trianon Theater since it is dated October 1915.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 25, 2008 at 11:24 pm

This is a circa 1928 photo of the Trianon Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 25, 2008 at 12:21 pm

This is a photo from 1919 and here is a photo from 1921.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 31, 2007 at 2:54 pm

A Pilcher theater organ opus 1046½ was installed in the Trianon Theater in 1920.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 19, 2007 at 12:23 pm

That sounds about right Ken. I found a photo that shows the first Trianon Theater. Here is a vintage view of 2nd Ave North. The Trianon Theater is the smaller building next to the Kress store.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 19, 2007 at 12:17 pm

This original Trianon Theater must have opened around late-1910.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 19, 2007 at 12:05 pm

This is a link to the 1934 Birmingham Post article.