Century Theater

2300 Metropolitan Avenue,
Dallas, TX 75215

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Century Theater

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Listed as operating in the 1941 edition of Film Daily Yearbook, the Century Theater is listed as (Closed) in 1943. However by 1950 it had reopened.

The building became home to the Kirkwood Greater Missionary Evangelical Temple.

Contributed by Billy Smith / Don Lewis

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dallasmovietheaters
dallasmovietheaters on September 29, 2013 at 10:30 pm

The Century Theater was built as a cinema for African American audiences. It’s listed at both 2300 and 2302 Metropolitan as it took up multiple lots. The $45,000 theater’s architect was W. Scott Dunne of the Melba, Texas, and many others, and owned by Palace Realty. Construction began in 1937. A fire July 9, 1941 closed the theater for a period of time. The theater re-opened in 1952 and closed thereafter.

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