|Architect / Engineer
||F. A. Swingle|
||A. V. McReynolds|
||P. J. Murphy|
||Saturday, July 3, 1920|
Dedication included Mayor George E. Tweedit and Miss Alice Corfman, costumed as the "Goddess of Liberty" reading a brief dedicatory message to the community.
Movie features included W. S. Hart's production of "The Toll Gate" and Fatty Arbuckle in "The Garage."
|1920 - 1939
||Liberty Theatre, located in the P. J. Murphy Building. |
Built to accommodate larger traveling vaudeville shows.
Had the capability of housing 15 sets of flies or scenery.
||Square Deal Realty, located in street level corner of new Murphy Bldg. |
Haas Bakery, located in south east street level corner of building.
||Liberty Theatre wa purchased by Mercy Theatre chain. |
Removed the balcony and added seating on the main floor.
Installed a new Wurlitzer pipe organ shipped from San Fransicso.
New Movie projectors were added.
Decorated with a popular Egyptian theme.
||Temporarily closed during the Depression.|
||Remodeled with a new wood floor, upholstered bucket seats and red and black decorations, a men's restroom, exterior paint, a new heating and ventilating system and new projectors.|
New name, new prices for local Mercy Theatre.
Opens as the Roxy Theatre featuring Glenda Farrell and Barton MacLane in "Torchy Blane in Chinatown" and Douglass Dumbrille in Sane Grey's "Mysterious Rider."
||Continues as the Roxy Theatre.|
||Ken's Clothing store.|
||Rita's Women's Clothing store.|
||Facade Improvement grant application -- remove decorative paneling.|
||Dicker and Sway Antique Shop and Hall Engineering office.|
||Opened Roxy Theatre and Gifts.|
||Upstairs suites remodeled.|
||Remodeled building enterance.|
Remodeled upstairs apartment.
||Added coffee house with 1100 square feet at north enterance.|
Roxy Theater Antiques and Gifts
Zinful Wine Bar
Steiger Productions -- producers of the Tri-Cities Antique Show . . . with a twist of vintage!