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Avalon Theater

Neighborhood Theater Group
2473 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee WI 53207

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Record #4021  
 Opened: May 4, 1929
Capacity: 332 seats
Architect(s): Russell Barr Williamson
Architectural Style(s): Spanish; Atmospheric
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Garden

Originally a single screen theatre seating 1,637, the Avalon closed on July 2, 2000. Seats were removed to make way for the dining tables upon the theatre's renovation and 2014 reopening. The balcony was not renovated and remains closed. Thus the seating capacity of the main auditorium has been reduced to 264. The stage house was made into a small second auditorium in 1988. It seats 68.

The Wurlitzer 3/8 organ was removed in 2004.

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Last featured 10/9/2003. Last edited 11/7/2014.

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