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Oakway Cinema (Eugene, Oregon)
Object NameOakway Cinema (Eugene, Oregon)
Viewexterior
Related Work (Part Of)Oakway Center (Eugene, Oregon)
Date1967
Decade1960-1969
CityEugene
CountyLane
State/ProvinceOregon
CountryUnited States
Photograph Date1968
CatalogerEdward H. Teague
Object Typearchitecture
built works
views (visual works)
exterior views
theaters (buildings)
motion picture theaters (buildings)
ReferenceEugene Register-Guard, 27 November 1967, p. 1B; Register-Guard, 3 March 1987
NotesThe 12,800 square foot Oakway Cinema opened on November 30, 1967 with one of the largest screens on the West Coast. It closed in the spring of 1987. The film Personal Best (Warner Brothers, 1982) premiered at Oakway Cinema on February 17, 1982, according to Bowerman and the Men of Oregon: the story of Oregon's legendary coach and Nike's cofounder, Rodale, 2006, p. 326.
Metadata NotesDescription of this work is based initially on documentation supplied by the image provider. It is often the case with gift slides that very little information is provided. Review and updating of descriptive information by the collection cataloger is ongoing.
Digital CollectionBuilding Oregon: Architecture of Oregon & the Pacific Northwest
Source CollectionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Image SourceVisual Resources Collection, Architecture & Allied Arts Library, University of Oregon Libraries
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
File Namepna_20417.jpg
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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