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Franklin Theater

Franklin Theater


Franklin Theater

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a.k.a. West End Electric Palace

2113 W Franklin St, formerly 1013 W Franklin St
Evansville, IN

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c1908 Built
1941 Remodeled
1983 Remodeled into adult theater
>1994 Theater is razed


North side of Franklin St between 10th and 11th
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.980751
Longitude: -87.59627
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built c1908 as Palace Theater

rebuilt 1912 as Franklin Theater west end electric palace aka franklin west franklin

remodeled and reopened dec 1941

later adult theater 1983 studio art theater razed >1994 lot now beer garden for smittys

See also Other Independence district

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