Orpheum Theater, 910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota

From Placeography

Revision as of 22:30, November 15, 2009 by St8ofhockey (Talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search
Edit with form

Orpheum Theater

Historic Photo of Orpheum Marquee circa 1943
Current Photo of Orpheum Marquee circa 2008
Address: 910 Hennepin Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Downtown West, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1921
Additions: Rear of stage extended in 1993 to accommodate larger performances
Historic Function: Theater/concert hall
Current Function: Theater/concert hall
Architect or source of design: Kirchoff and Rose
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Roof: Aluminum
Material of Foundation: Concrete

Downtown West Minneapolis Hennepin County

Orpheum Theater, 910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota
(44.976396° N, 93.277509° WLatitude: 44°58′35.026″N
Longitude: 93°16′39.032″W
National Register of Historic Places Information
Reference Number: 95001548
Certification date: January 19, 1996
Primary Style: Beaux Arts
Year/s of Major Alterations: 1993

The Orpheum Theatre, originally known as the Hennepin, opened in 1921 and seats 2,579. It is seated in the heart of the Hennepin Theater District in Downtown West, between 9th and 8th Avenues. It’s proximity to State Theater and the Pantages Theater has solidified the area as the heart of arts and theater in Minneapolis since its inception.


Memories and stories

Construction and Early Operation


Current Operation

Importance to Hennepin Avenue

Photo Gallery




    Personal tools
    [http://discussions.mnhs.org/HP/oneonone.cfm snubnosed]