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Patio Theatre

3939 Airline Hwy
Metairie LA

Record #289  
 Opened: January 26, 1950
 Closed: October 27, 1996
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Panorama
 Previously operated by: Fox Eastern Theatres, Joy's Theatres, Movies Incorporated

Joy Houck leased the former Patio Theatre and operated it as a bowling center from 1960 until 1967, when he converted it back into a theater on August 17 as the Panorama 1 and 2. The auditoriums were each split in 1970, creating a four-plex and two more screens were added in 1985. Houck sold his theater chain to Movies Incorporated in 1993, which operated the Panorama until 1996.

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Last featured 1/16/2003. Last edited 12/26/2022.

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