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Broadway Theatre

338 S Broadway
Albert Lea MN

Closed
Record #33245  
 Opened: November 1, 1902
 Closed: January 17, 1988
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity: 1056 seats
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Broadway Opera House
 Previously operated by: Carisch Theatres

An article in the 1/17/1988 edition of the Albert Lea "Tribune" provided many details about this theatre's lifespan. Details included an extensive remodeling in 1947 and that the balcony was closed off into its own theatre to make the Broadway Twin in 1974.

Essaness acquired this theatre and the entire 89-screen Carisch Theatre chain as of 5/13/1988, but appear never to have operated the theatre.



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Last featured 6/7/2009. Last edited 11/2/2016.


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