Fargo Theatre

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Fargo Theatre
Fargo Theatre - Fargo.jpg
Address314 Broadway
Fargo, North Dakota
United States
OperatorFargo Theatre Management Corporation
Jade Presents (live event booking)
Screens2
Current useCinema and live event venue
Construction
OpenedMarch 15, 1926 (1926-03-15)
ReopenedMarch, 1999
Website
www.fargotheatre.org
Fargo Theatre Building
Fargo Theatre is located in North Dakota
Fargo Theatre
Fargo Theatre is located in the United States
Fargo Theatre
Coordinates46°52′45″N 96°47′16″W / 46.87917°N 96.78778°W / 46.87917; -96.78778Coordinates: 46°52′45″N 96°47′16″W / 46.87917°N 96.78778°W / 46.87917; -96.78778
Arealess than one acre
ArchitectBuechner & Orth; Liebenberg and Kaplan
Architectural styleEarly Commercial, Modern Movement
NRHP reference #82001312[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 21, 1982

The Fargo Theatre is an art deco movie theater in downtown Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Construction on the building began in the fall of 1925 and the theatre opened on March 15, 1926. It was restored in 1999 to its historic appearance and now is a center for the arts in the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. The Fargo Theatre is home to a 4-manual, 32-rank Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ, known as the "Mighty Wurlitzer," which is owned and maintained by the Red River Theatre Organ Society, a non-profit organization and local chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society.

The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Events[edit]

Fargo Film Festival[edit]

Since 2001, The Fargo Theatre has served as the main venue of the Fargo Film Festival. The festival has accepted submissions from many independent filmmakers from more than 32 American states and 15 countries.[2] Bell Bank has been the festival's major sponsor from the beginning.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "About | www.fargofilmfestival.org". www.fargofilmfestival.org. Archived from the original on 2016-03-15. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
  3. ^ JJ Meets World, March 18, 2019 http://jjmeetsworld.libsyn.com/101-fargo-film-festival

External links[edit]

Media related to Fargo Theatre (Fargo, North Dakota) at Wikimedia Commons