Dec 22, 2022 · Thursday, December 22nd 2022 Several years ago, some local folks took it upon themselves to save and renovate the old Tower Theater in Bend. It is now an anchor of performing arts in the region. Well, some folks in northeastern Oregon have a similar project gaining steam — the Liberty Theatre renovation in La Grande.
See all Lottery Games La Grand's Liberty Theatre has been a mainstay of the community for more than a century. Now a lottery funded grant is helping prepare it for the next.
La Grande businessman Stephen Gardinier and his wife Madeline opened the two-story Liberty Theatre in 1910—originally named the Orpheum, and later the Arcade—to capture the silent movie craze sweeping the nation and to provide a first-class venue for vaudeville shows traveling the West Coast.
Long time La Grande residents share their memories of the Liberty Theatre during its heyday. Learn more about the Liberty Theatre restoration project at www....
Coordinates: 45°19′45″N 118°05′45″W The Liberty Theater is a historic theater building in La Grande, Oregon, United States.  The theater was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.  See also National Register of Historic Places listings in Union County, Oregon References
Liberty Theatre has been a mainstay on Adams Avenue since it was built in 1910. The historic theater was designed in the Commercial style and features attractive brickwork and arched windows. It is the only theater in La Grande from the early 20th century still standing. Over the years, the theater hosted vaudeville acts, silent films, and movies. It closed in 1959 and remained largely vacant ...