Bell Theatre

1402 W. North Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53206

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ROOSEVELT (Bell, Iris, Lyceum) Theatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Opened as the Lyceum Theatre in 1911 by Atlas Theatres according to Jim Rankin’s notes. The architect was Jacob Jacobi. The theatre went through various names ie: Lyceum Theatre, Iris Theatre, Roosevelt Theatre before becoming known as the Bell Theatre. Seating was listed at 320.

The theatre closed in 1965 and was converted to warehouse/storage facility. By 2011, it was in use as an electronics store. Any further information would be appreciated.

Contributed by Chuck

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LouisRugani
LouisRugani on April 12, 2011 at 5:29 pm

There’s a photo of the ROOSEVELT Theatre in the Wisconsin Theatres discussion group: www.onelist.com/group/WisconsinTheatres .

Bruce C.
Bruce C. on January 7, 2012 at 8:48 pm

This building is currently an electronics store (the entrance is on the left side of the building).

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