Air conditioning at movies worth admission

The Avalon, at 645 Main St., opened in 1923 and was renamed the Cooper in 1947.



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The Avalon, at 645 Main St., opened in 1923 and was renamed the Cooper in 1947.

In the 1930s, air conditioning was a new thing in movie theaters in Grand Junction, and summer heat made the theater a good way to spend a hot summer afternoon. Home air conditioning was…




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