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Theatre Architects

Theatre Architects


Here you can find out about the architect firms and individual architects associated with the theatres featured on this website.


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Liebenberg and Kaplan

Liebenberg and Kaplan (L&K) was a Minneapolis architectural firm founded in 1923 by Jacob J. Liebenberg and Seeman I. Kaplan.

Over a period of 50 years, L&K became one of the Twin Cities’ most successful architectural firms, best known for designing/redesigning movie theatres. The firm also designed hospitals, places of worship, commercial and institutional buildings, country clubs, prestigious homes, radio and television stations, hotels, and apartment buildings.

After designing Temple Israel and the Granada Theater in Minneapolis, the firm began specializing in acoustics and theatre design and went on to plan the construction and/or renovation of more than 200 movie houses throughout Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Architectural records, original drawings, and plans for some 2,500 Liebenberg and Kaplan projects are available for public use at the Northwest Architectural Archives Link opens in new window.

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