Avon Theatre

138 S. Main Street,
Medford, WI 54449

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Architects: Joseph E. Nason

Functions: Retail

Styles: Atmospheric, Spanish Moorish

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AVON Theatre promotional matchbook; Medford, Wisconsin.

The Avon Theatre was opened on November 1 1930 with Clara Bow in “Her Wedding Night”. Renovations were carried out in the summer of 1958. It had closed by 1973 and is now occupied by Hoffman’s Ben Franklin in downtown Medford.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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kencmcintyre on March 20, 2007 at 9:36 am

Here is the current store’s website. The Avon appears to be at the end of the street:

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 18, 2017 at 2:42 pm

Hoffman’s expanded into the former Avon Theatre’s space in 1973, according to an article in the Medford Star News of December 4, 2014.

The Avon was in operation by 1936.

Boxoffice of June 9, 1958, reported that Ray Blakeslee had renovated and reopened the Avon Theatre, which had been closed since the previous October.

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