Strand Theatre (Grafton, North Dakota)

The Strand Theatre on Hill Avenue in Grafton, North Dakota, United States, was built in 1946. It reflects Moderne architecture. It has also been known as the New Strand, as the Strand Twin Theatre, as the Deluxe Theatre, and as the Strand Deluxe Theater. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 2004.[1] According to its NRHP nomination form, the theater is known for a "tradition of community service" and "implementation of innovative entertainment and marketing ideas," including regular showings of foreign films.[2]: 10 

Strand Theatre
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Strand Theatre (Grafton, North Dakota) is located in North Dakota
Strand Theatre (Grafton, North Dakota)
Strand Theatre (Grafton, North Dakota) is located in the United States
Strand Theatre (Grafton, North Dakota)
Location618 Hill Ave., Grafton, North Dakota
Coordinates48°25′5″N 97°24′37″W / 48.41806°N 97.41028°W / 48.41806; -97.41028Coordinates: 48°25′5″N 97°24′37″W / 48.41806°N 97.41028°W / 48.41806; -97.41028
Arealess than one acre
Built byPerry E. Crosier and Son; Geston and Hanson
Architectural styleModerne
NRHP reference No.04000299[1]
Added to NRHPApril 14, 2004


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Blain Fandrich (December 10, 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Strand Theatre / New Strand Theatre; Strand Twin Theatre; Deluxe Theatre; Strand Deluxe Theatre". National Park Service. and accompanying two photos from 1998