Alberta Theater

1737 NE Alberta Street,
Portland, OR 97211

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 22, 2012 at 4:40 pm

The December 9, 1916, issue of The Moving Picture World said that the Victoria Theatre had opened in 1911, but it gave the location as 17th and Alberta Streets. It also gave the seating capacity as about 400. If the magazine is correct about the location, the Victoria might have moved to a new building sometime in the 1920s. If the magazine got the location wrong, then the theater must have been enlarged.

Here is a photo of the Highland Temple mentioned by ChrisAckerman.

ChrisAckerman on June 11, 2012 at 10:23 pm

If the “HGHLAND TEMPLE” was the same building as the Alberta Theater. It looks like (if you go up the street on the right) they tore the building down….sad.