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Salem Avenue Cinemas

2002 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
4100 Salem Ave
Dayton OH

Demolished 2004
Record #4474  
 Opened: August 23, 1968
 Closed: January 31, 1999
 Demolished: 2004
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Kon-Tiki
 Previously operated by: USA Cinemas, Loews Theatres, Loews Cineplex Entertainment

Information for this tour was contributed by David Sparks.

The Kon-Tiki was opened by Levin Theatres of Dayton in August 1968 with The Odd Couple. The theater was later twinned and then tripled in the early 1980s. Levin leased the theater to USA Cinemas in the mid-1980s. After USA was purchased by Loews Theatres, the theater continued to operate as the Loews Salem Avenue until closing in March 1999.

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August 2002 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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