Sunset Theater

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Sunset Theater
Sunset Theater 2013-09-21 18-06-38.jpg
Sunset Theater, September 2013
Sunset Theater is located in North Carolina
Sunset Theater
Sunset Theater is located in the United States
Sunset Theater
Location232, 234, 236 Sunset Avenue, Asheboro, North Carolina
Coordinates35°42′22″N 79°49′00″W / 35.70611°N 79.81667°W / 35.70611; -79.81667Coordinates: 35°42′22″N 79°49′00″W / 35.70611°N 79.81667°W / 35.70611; -79.81667
Area22.6 acres (9.1 ha)
Built1929 (1929)
Built byTrogden, S. E.
ArchitectHolleyman, William C. Jr.; Benton & Benton
Architectural styleMission/Spanish Colonial Revival
NRHP reference #11000210[1]
Added to NRHPApril 20, 2011

Sunset Theater is a historic movie theater located at Asheboro, Randolph County, North Carolina. It was designed by the architectural firm of Benton & Benton and built in 1929. It is a two-story, parapet roof load-bearing stuccoed brick building in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. It measures approximately 50 feet by 100 feet and has a large open auditorium seating 412. The theater was purchased by the City of Asheboro in 2005.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 4/18/11 through 4/22/11. National Park Service. 2011-04-29.
  2. ^ M. Ruth Little (December 2010). "Sunset Theater" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.

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