Dixie Crystal Theatre - Clewiston FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 26° 45.247 W 080° 56.040
17R E 506562 N 2959202
Quick Description: The Dixie Crystal Theatre in Clewiston, Florida, is one-story movie theater completed in early 1941. It is one of the few known examples of the Moderne style of architecture in Hendry County, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2019 7:52:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM10EJ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The Dixie Crystal Theatre in Clewiston, Florida, is one-story movie theater completed in early 1941. It is one of the few known examples of the Moderne style of architecture in Hendry County, Florida.

The 500 seat theater has remained in continuous use as a motion picture theater since its completion in early 1941, and has been the only theater in operation in Hendry County for over 30 years. It is the only
building constructed in the Art Moderne style in Clewiston, and is one of only two constructed in either incorporated city of Hendry County. Its exterior has been only minimally altered since its completion.

Source: (visit link)
Street address:
100 E. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston , FL


County / Borough / Parish: Hendry

Year listed: 1998

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event

Periods of significance: 1925-1949

Historic function: Recreation And Culture

Current function: Recreation And Culture

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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