Village Glenelg

112 Jetty Road,
Adelaide, SA 5045

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Strand Frontage, 2011.

Located in the south-west Adelaide suburb of Glenelg. Built as a dance hall, the Palais Theatre was opened on 24th January 1922. On 8th July 1927 it was re-named Strand Theatre Strand Theatre. On 9th December 1956 it was re-named Orion Theatre. On 16th March 1957 it was re-named Odeon Theatre 70 but this was short lived as it closed on 27th May 1967. It was re-opened as the Village Glenelg on 1st June 1967 and closed on 13th September 1980..

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davidcoppock
davidcoppock on April 1, 2020 at 2:23 am

Opened as the Palais Royal Dance Hall(circa 1920). Renovated(or demolished?) and reopened as the Palais Theatre on 24/1/1922. Renamed The Strand on 8/7/1927. Renamed The Orion on 19/12/1956.Renamed the Odeon Cinema 70 on 16/3/1967 and closed on 27/5/1967 . Reopened as Viilage Glenelg on 1/6/1967 and closed on 13/9/1980.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on April 1, 2020 at 2:40 am

The building is now a jewelery store(Adelaide Exchange Jewellers) and a noodle bar(Indochine), a cafe and restaurant(The Strand), a seafood restaurant and grill(Cardones), and a billard hall(Chalkers Eightball Centre).

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