Fox Theatre / Meyer Theatre (1930)

© Photographed May 30, 2016
Awarded 2003 by Green Bay Historic Preservation Commission
Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin

Built: 1930
Style: Art Deco
Architect: L.P. Larsen / Immel Construction Co.

The Fox Theatre / Meyer Theatre is located on northbound South Washington Street, north of its intersection with Doty Street, at 117 South Washington Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54301.

Historic Name: Fox Theatre
Other Name: Robert T. Meyer Theatre
Reference Number: 5611
Year Built: 1930
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Architect: L.P. Larsen / Immel Construction Co.
National/State Register Listing Name: Fox Theatre
National Register Listing Date: 2000-03-24
State Register Listing Date: 1999-07-16
Additional Information:
Originally opened as the Fox Theatre for vaudeville and films. Name changed to Bay in late 1930s. Fine Art Deco facade with later semi-circular marquee. Entrance doors have been altered. Facade above the marquee is divided into 3 bays with the center bay being both taller and wide than the flanking bays. The resulting stepped facade has a decorated incised cornice with a chevron and ray design identical to 107-115 S. Washington Street next door (85/6), above each bay. All bays are topped by a tall green cast stone parapet with horizontal banding. The center bay has three windows above the marquee, each of which has a transom lite above. Above each window is a tall inset brick panel with fluted cast stone.
The foregoing content used with permission of Wisconsin Historical Society.

The property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places: Wisconsin.

See also, Brown County: Historic Sites Recognized by the City of Green Bay, to view all awarded properties.  

The theatre is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

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