Fourth Avenue Theatre (AHRS Site No. ANC-284)

Also known as: The Lathrop Building, Lathrop's Showhouse
630 W. 4th Ave., Anchorage, Alaska

Photos 

Fourth Avenue Theatre

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Street View 

Description 

Constructed during a period of growth and transition in the community, this building represents the transition from frame structures to the larger and more solid forms of modern architecture. Cap Lathrop, mastermind behind the theatre, was an Alaskan entrepreneur and politician. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS AK-28)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 5, 1982
Reference number
82001620
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Art; Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture; Communications
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Theater
Current functions
Professional; Theater
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1941; 1947

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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