Avenue Theatre

813 Minnesota Avenue,
Kansas City, KS 66101

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Avenue Theatre

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Contributed by Margot Lind

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claydoh77 on November 22, 2004 at 9:19 am

This theatre still stands and is owned by the Pleasant Green Baptist Church.

mlind on September 10, 2007 at 4:54 pm

A postcard from the 1950’s with Avenue sign on the right (in the distance). View link

mlind on March 20, 2009 at 1:46 pm

There is a picture of the Avenue at the Wyandotte County Museum. The information:

N1983-20-51 Panoramic view of Minnesota Avenue with six General
Motors “Parade of Progress” buses. Avenue Theater with
marquee showing “Ulysses” and “The Black Pirate”,
Western Auto, Ford dealership, Great Western Imperial
Wallpapers, Public Loan Corporation and Feld Chevrolet c. 1941

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on August 30, 2009 at 12:55 am

Conversion of the Avenue Theatre into the Cameo Theatre by the Commonwealth circuit took place in 1969. The May 19 issue of Boxoffice said that the changes included a radical floor redesign and a complete redecoration. A new facade was installed as well. The architects for the project were Commonwealth’s usual choice, Milton Costlow & Associates.

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on December 28, 2010 at 2:09 pm

From 2010 a photo of the Avenue Theatre buildiing in
Kansas City.

TLSLOEWS on December 28, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Thanks for the modern photo Don.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 29, 2010 at 2:31 pm

thanks too,Don.Wonder if any One-sheets are in There?

Carlj on August 22, 2012 at 3:24 pm

Montgomery Wards was right next door back in the day. My dad slipped on some ice and broke his arm. Saw a few movies here back in the 70’s while it was the Cameo.

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