Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Ideal Theatre

Ideal Theatre, 1912

Before heading back downtown, here's one more recently discovered gem in Northwest Portland. The Ideal Theatre was a neighborhood theater from its opening in 1912 until the late 1950s. It was a warehouse for 30 years before being remodeled into a photography and design studio in 1986.

I'd guess this sign dates from its earliest days. Check it out at NW 24th and Thurman.


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