Central Avenue Theatre

2007 Central Avenue NE,
Minneapolis, MN 55418

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The Central Avenue Theatre opened in 1914 with seating listed at 525. Most of its life it was under the Publix banner.

The Theater closed in 1957 and has since been demolished. Any further info on the Central Avenue would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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CJ1949 on September 17, 2012 at 11:43 pm

The part about this theatre lasting to 1957 is erroneous. The only theatre that was ever on Central Ave., in Mpls., to the 1950s was the Arion Theatre. The “Central Ave Theatre” is not one I have even heard of. My guess is that this was another short-lived makeshift theatre that didn’t last into the sound era. There certainly was no theatre at this address in the sound era. Those Film Daily Yearbooks, Motion Picture Almanacs, etc. should all be burned in a bonfire. They are 98% worthless and should not be used as reference tools. I question whether a theatre ever existed at all at the address given at the top of the page…

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