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Beacon Theatre

875 Harrison Ave
New Orleans LA

Record #25143  
 Opened: April 15, 1942
 Closed: September 4, 1972
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 750 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: United Theaters, Cobb Theaters

Located at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Marshal Foch Street, United Theaters sold the Beacon to Cobb Theaters in August of 1970. Two years later, Cobb sold the building and it was converted to a bank.

The building was flooded by Hurricane Katrina and it was demolished and replaced with a new bank building.


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Last featured 11/21/2004. Last edited 12/15/2012.

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