AKA: Marlow Theater, Helena, MT

Structure Type: built works - performing arts structures - theatres

Designers: Ryan, Henderson, Architect (firm); Henderson Ryan (architect/building contractor)

Dates: constructed 1917-1918

It has been stated that Henderson Ryan (1856-1927), a Seattle architect, who was active designing movie theatres for Claude Jensen and John von Herberg in WA, OR and MT, may have been the architect of the Marlow Theatre. (See City of Seattle, Landmarks Preservation Board, "Ballard Carnegie Free Public Library,"Accessed 02/21/2013.) Ryan designed the Rialto Theatre in Butte, MT, in 1917.

This theatre seated 1,279 when it opened during World War I.


PCAD id: 18323