Avon Theatre

2817 7th Avenue S,
Birmingham, AL 35233

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Previously operated by: Waters Theater Co.

Functions: Church

Previous Names: Avon Art Theatre

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Avon Theatre

The Avon Theatre opened on February 15, 1928 with Lon Chaney in “London After Midnight”. By 1950 it was operated by the Waters Theater Co. It was renamed Avon Art Theatre on October 10. 1951, when under new ownership, it presented foreign movies.

The Avon Theatre closed in 1957 and having been refurbished, in 2011 it is used by the Red Mountain Church.

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rivest266 on August 18, 2019 at 10:57 am

Reopened as Avon Art on October 10th, 1951 to celebrate Movietime USA. Grand opening ad posted.

rivest266 on April 11, 2022 at 7:31 pm

Opened February 15th, 1928. Grand opening ad posted.

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