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The Fox theater in downtown Montrose has stood for almost a century. It opened on October 31, 1929; just days after the Wall Street stock market collapse.

Excerpts from Exhibitor’s Herald-World, December 21, 1929:

                       “The Fox theatre in Montrose, Colo., is highly decorative in both design and furnishings, it is comfortably furnished, it has entirely modern equipment, there is a stage, and the seating capacity is 789. Yet Montrose has no more than 4,000 inhabitants, nor is it a suburb of a large city.”

    Now known as the Fox Cinema Center, it has three screens. The two additional screens, known as the Little Theatre & Penthouse were created out of former retail space on either side of the main theatre entrance.