Sneak Peak: Duluth’s 1914 Zelda Theater

The Zelda Theater photographed ca. 1919 by Hugh McKenzie. [Image: Dale Johnson]

This week’s sneak peek at our newest bookDuluth’s Grand Old Architecture 1870–1940 by Tony Dierckins and Maryanne C. Norton (coming summer 2022)—was built in 1914 as a small vaudeville house, but many Duluthians likely best remember the building as the longtime home of the Peterson-Anderson Flower Shop. Read our history of the Zelda Theater and its “Pipe Organ Deluxe” from Duluth’s Grand Old Architecture here.