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4th Avenue Theatre


2008 Photo from the Matt Lutthans collection
628-30 W Fourth Ave
Anchorage AK

Closed National Register 1982
Record #10329  
 Opened: May 31, 1947
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity: 1100 seats
Architect(s): B Marcus Priteca
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
National Register: 1982    Bldg # 82001620
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Lathrops Showhouse
 Previously operated by: Lathrop Theatres, Wometco Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Opened on May 31, 1947 -- after several years' delay caused by WWII -- the 4th Avenue cost entrepreneur Cap Lathrop a million dollars to build. Today, the theatre is home to a catering business that still uses the auditorium for special events, including Alaskan travel films.

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March 2008 photos from the Matt Lutthans collection.


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Last featured 11/20/2004. Last edited 6/6/2010.

 
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