National Register of Historic Places in Josephine County

National Register #05000640: Rogue Theatre in Grants Pass 9 July 2007
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National Register #05000640
Rogue Theatre
143 Southeast H Street
Grants Pass
Built 1938

Built near the end of the Art Deco period, the Rogue Theatre is an excellent and well preserved example of the style.

Art Deco theater designers used rounded corners, triple striped decorative elements and black decoration. The look was sleek, evoking technology and speed. Art Deco emphasized modern glossy materials, smooth seamless surfaces, finned and bowed cinema facades and aerodynamic lines.

Adapted from the NRHP nomination submitted in 2005.

After a brief closure in 1999, the Rogue Theatre reopened in 2000 as a regional nonprofit performing arts center.

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