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Tower Theatre

2003 Photo from the Adam Martin collection.
1201 N Wishon Ave
Fresno CA

Live Theatre National Register 1992
Record #9857  
 Opened: December 14, 1939
Capacity: 761 seats
Architect(s): S Charles Lee
Architectural Style(s):
National Register: 1992
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Ritz
 Previously operated by: National General Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Dave Felthous.

The Tower Theater was built as the Ritz by Fox West Coast Theaters but the name was changed before it opened to reflect the building's focal point, a tower topped with a glittery neon ball. The surrounding neighborhood became known as the Tower District, which it remains today.

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April 2003 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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2003 photos from the Daniel Fuentz collection.

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Last featured 6/25/2003. Last edited 3/12/2010.

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