El Lago Theater, 3506 - East Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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El Lago Theater

El Lago Theater (1948) Courtesy of MN Streetcar Museum
El Lago Theater building (2010) ©Earl Leatherberyy
Address: 3506 Lake Street E
Neighborhood/s: Longfellow, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1927
Primary Style: Other
Historic Function: Theater/concert hall
Current Function: Religious/Place of worship
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Notes: El Lago is the correct spelling. The name is misspelled as El Largo on the City of Minneapolis' Heritage Preservation Commission web page(see link 1)

Longfellow Minneapolis Hennepin County

El Lago Theater, 3506 - East Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.948658° N, 93.221372° WLatitude: 44°56′55.169″N
Longitude: 93°13′16.939″W
National Register of Historic Places Information

The El Lago Theater was a 600 seat neighborhood movie theater. It was built in 1927 & was in business from 1933 to 1966. The owner in 1930 was the Lake Amusement Company, which also owned the Lake Theatre at 2721 E. Lake St. and the East Lake Theatre at 1537 E. Lake St.


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[1] El Largo Theater

[2] Historic Movie Theaters

[3] Cinema Treasures

[4] Historic Theaters

[5] Bibliography of books on historic theaters


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