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Empire Arts Center


2002 Photo from the Bob Meza collection
413-17 Demers Ave
Grand Forks ND

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Record #10110  
 Opened: November 10, 1919
Capacity: 411 seats
Architect(s): Buechner & Orth
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: New Grand, Paramount, Empire Theater
 Previously operated by: ABC North Central Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Mark Landa.

The theater was closed as a movie theater in 1994 and renovated in 1996-98. It reopened as the Empire Arts Center in March of 1998 and has been operating as such since that time. The Empire Arts Center is a multi-use facility. Current seating is 411. The theater itself is not listed on the National Register alone but it was a contributing piece of making the downtown area of Grand Forks eligible for the Register.

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Last featured 6/7/2002. Last edited 2/17/2010.

 
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