Lacey Street Theater (1939)

Lacey Street Theater (1939) (HM1428)

Location: Fairbanks, AK 99701 Fairbanks North Star
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N 64° 50.621', W 147° 43.042'

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504 Second Avenue

— (the corner of 2nd & Lacey St) —

Construction of the Lacey Street Theater began in 1939, and this Art Deco style building opened in 1940. Austin E. "Cap" Lathrop, Fairbanks businessman and financier, was its owner. The Lacey Street Theater, with its distinguished neon sign, ornamental concrete details, and architectural style is a prominent building in downtown Fairbanks. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 14, 1990, the theater is a popular social center in town, showing movies into the 1970s and hosting gala events. Present owners, Richard D. and Hoa T. Brinkley, operate the Lacey Street Theater as an Ice Museum to showcase the Fairbanks winter season.
HM NumberHM1428
Year Placed1964
Placed ByCommission on Historic Preservation, Fairbanks North Star Borough
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)6W E 465974 N 7191226
Decimal Degrees64.84368333, -147.71736667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 64° 50.621', W 147° 43.042'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds64° 50' 37.26" N, 147° 43' 2.52" W
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Area Code(s)907
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 412-498 2nd Ave, Fairbanks AK 99701, US
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