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Historic Uptown Theaters

Rich in theater history, some really fantastic stories have come out of Minneapolis theaters. Take a look at the historic uptown theaters in this adventure curated by Anne Drolet.

  • 1.

    Minneapolis' Theater History

    Minneapolis' Theater History

    Theaters in the Uptown area of Minneapolis have a rich history that span the 20th century.

  • 2.

    The (New) Calhoun Theater

    The (New) Calhoun Theater

    The first movie theater building in Uptown still stands.

  • 3.

    Lyndale Theater

    Lyndale Theater

    A neoclassical theater that has had more lives than a cat.

  • 4.

    Granada/Suburban World Theater

    Granada/Suburban World Theater

    One of the first "atmospheric theaters"!

  • 5.

    New Lagoon Theater

    New Lagoon Theater

    With it's unique and eye-catching neon architecture, this theater is a must-see!

  • 6.

    Uptown Theater

    Uptown Theater

    Opening in 1916, this was always a neighborhood theater and a staple of the Twin Cities community.

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