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Venus Theatre

2003 Photo from the Ron Keillor collection
720 Main St
Vancouver BC

Demolished 2007
Record #463  
 Opened: 1912
 Closed: August 1, 2007
 Demolished: 2007
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Imperial

Information for this tour was contributed by John Atkin.

The theatre opened in 1912 as the Imperial, it hosted Chinese Opera and traveling shows. It was later seized for non-payment of taxes and sold to the Knights of Pythias and even later was an auto repair shop. It remained open showing soft core porn until August 1, 2007.

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2003 photos from the Ron Keillor collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 6/22/2008.

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