Crystal Theatre

305 Hennepin Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Builder: Wurlitzer, Opus 168, 1912

Notes: "A plan rendered by Harry G. Carter, a veteran theater architect, called for the conversion of a two-story brick-veneer structure into a theater with a seating capacity of 575 at a cost of $20,000. According to the Minneapolis Journal, the theater which opened on August 28, 1909, measured 115 by 44 feet and was 29 feet high without a gallery or balcony. The interior colors were red, green and gold. The ornate facade facing on Hennepin Avenue was decorated in white and gold." -- Minneapolis Journal
"Monster pipe organ installed Oct 22, 1912. The only one of its kind in the entire Northwest". -- Minneapolis Tribune

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