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120 S. Main Street, Monroe, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 2/9/1940* - 12/1991
Performance Types movies
Capacity 900 (2/9/1940*)
Racial Policy
DescriptionAdmission price 10 cents for children at all times; matinee on Mondays and Tuesdays 25 cents; night 30 cents; Wednesdays through Saturdays matinee 20 cents and night 25 cents
Notestheater had stage but minimal area for live performance with no dressing rooms, fly loft, etc. facade stucco and minimal to be a backdrop for the marquee. vertical sign.
Building NotesHas a balcony; Stillwell architecture Building location based on Sanborn Map - Monroe Jan. 1930-Mar. 1947, Sheet 3
Associated Persons
NameRole
Simmons, Sadie cashier
Smith, F Wheeler manager (2/9/1940*)
Stillwell, Erle architect
Associated Organizations
NameRelationship
Monroe Theatres unknown
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