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Oriental Theatre

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
Milwaukee Film
2230 N Farwell Ave
Milwaukee WI 53202
(414) 276-8711

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Record #4035  
 Opened: July 2, 1927
Capacity: 2110 seats
Architect(s): Dick and Bauer
Architectural Style(s): East Indian
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Landmark Theatres

The original organ was a 3/14 Barton and was replaced with a 3/38 Kimball in 1990. The Kimball organ was owned by the Kimball Theatre Organ Society and was removed from the Oriental in 2017.

On July 1, 2018, Milwaukee Film assumed the lease on the Oriental. Landmark Theatres closed the theater after the last show on June 21 to move out and Milwaukee Film planned for an early-August reopening with new a projection system and improved restrooms.

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2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 1/23/2005. Last edited 6/21/2018.

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