Strand Theater

326 W. Chestnut Street,
Louisville, KY 40202

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Previously operated by: Fourth Avenue Amusement Co.

Architects: William J. Dodd

Firms: Dodd & Cobb

Previous Names: New Masonic Theatre

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Strand Theater

The Strand Theater was located in the Masonic Temple building and opened in 1902. In 1923, a Wurlitzer organ was installed. The Strand Theater was closed in 1952, and demolished in 1956.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 25, 2010 at 4:02 am

The Dodd of the architecutral firm Dodd & Cobb was William J. Dodd, who later moved to California, where he designed the Kinema Theatre in Los Angeles.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 16, 2013 at 10:00 pm

Here is a 1947 photo showing the Strand Theatre from across the short-lived Lincoln Park.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 16, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Here is a closer view of the Strand from Lincoln Park, taken in 1950.

This page has two photos of the Strand taken on June 19, 1952 (click the thumbnail in the right-hand column to enlarge the second photo.)

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