Pix Theatre

2311 S. Howell Avenue,
Milwaukee, WI 53207

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 23, 2017 at 9:27 am

The Avenue was being operated by Milwaukee movie theater pioneer Henry Trinz when it was mentioned in the November 4, 1916, issue of Motography, which described the house as a “Neighborhood theater, catering to a middle class.”

EdwardW on June 12, 2013 at 6:07 am

It is kind of cool in a sad way to know that the grass and cement covered lot next door to my house had a Theater on it

LouisRugani on June 3, 2009 at 2:26 am

I saw it open in 1961, showing “World Without End”. The added-later polychrome facade was attractive. The lot is still vacant today.

DavidHurlbutt on August 26, 2007 at 11:50 pm

The Pix was originally the Avenue and later was remodeled and called the Aragon. In 1950 the owners of the Aragon who had built a new theater, the Airway, further south on Howell Avenue sold the Aragon to new owners who changed its name to the Pix. When the Pix closed it became a dance club. When the dance club closed the building was demolished.