Odeon Edmonton

10081 Jasper Avenue NW,
Edmonton, AB T5J 1W9

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DavidZornig on July 1, 2020 at 8:13 pm

Additional history credit Stephen Leigh:

“The Odeon Theatre opens on July 1, 1954 with Gregory Peck in Ronald Neame’s "Man With a Million”. Located at 10081 Jasper Avenue in Edmonton. This single screen theatre has 1,125 seats and is managed by Sam Binder. Twinned on August 31, 1973. Theatre 1 has 626 seats and opens with “Jesus Christ Superstar”, Theatre 2 has 420 seats and opens with “A Touch of Class”. Theatres close on July 28, 1988 with Theatre 1 showing “Bull Durham” and Theatre 2 showing “The Great Outdoors”."

DavidZornig on November 7, 2019 at 4:16 pm

It was New City Likwid Lounge in 2005 through at least 2008. So it likely ended it’s days as Capitol City Nightclub.

DavidZornig on November 7, 2019 at 4:03 am

This 2011 article mentions the then plans for the site.


DavidZornig on November 5, 2019 at 7:37 pm

After 1988 it became New City night club. Photo as that added courtesy Carl Tripp.

DavidZornig on May 9, 2017 at 2:45 am

1960 photo added courtesy of Mase Mason.

ScreenClassic on January 6, 2013 at 1:26 pm

A photo of the Odeon in its later years as a twin can be seen here.

ScreenClassic on January 6, 2013 at 1:09 pm

Status should be listed as demolished. The current Google street view shows a vacant lot where the Odeon most recently stood.