3401 S. Jefferson Avenue,
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Previously operated by: Wehrenberg Theatres
Functions: Furniture Showroom
This theatre was operated by the Wehrenberg family who were the operators of the first motion picture theatre in St. Louis. Located on S. Jefferson Avenue and Cherokee Street and one of the busiest intersections on the South Side. It had wooden benches for seats and Mrs. Wehrenberg would play the piano during the movies.
The building still stands today and is a furniture store. The Wehrenberg Chain is the oldest family run and operated theatre chain in the USA today.
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