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Avon Theatre (photo credit Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3)

Avon Theatre

Medford, Wisconsin, United States

First Opened: 1931

Atmospheric Style: Spanish Courtyard

Status: Repurposed

Address: 138 S. Main Street, Medford, WI 54449 Link opens in new window


Overview

The Avon Theatre was opened by 1931, the auditorium designed in an atmospheric style with a Spanish courtyard theme.

The theatre was built and run by the Blakeslee Family who lived in the apartment above the theatre until the 1970s.

Renovations were carried out in the summer of 1958. The theatre closed by 1973 and is now occupied by Hoffman’s Ben Franklin store.

Information sourced from Cinema Treasures Link opens in new window.

Further Reading

Online

Historic Photos & Documents
Auditorium, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium left sidewall, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium left sidewall, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium rear, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium rear, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium right sidewall, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
Auditorium right sidewall, courtesy Cinema Treasures user AvonDescendant3 (JPG)
News of the theatre’s sale, as printed in the 29th September 1972 edition of the <i>Marshfield News Herald</i> (110KB PDF)
News of the theatre’s sale, as printed in the 29th September 1972 edition of the Marshfield News Herald (110KB PDF)
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