Greg Tsevis

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    And Down Goes the Avalon

    It's been a long time coming, but the Avalon Theater is finally being demolished.The Post-Dispatch's Marlon A. Walker reported last night that heavy machinery is on site, and that part of the structure has already been brought down.​The once beautiful movie palace has been closed since 1999 and be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Avalon Theater Still For Sale -- Now For a Somewhat Reasonable Price

    ​The old Avalon Theater in south St. Louis has a new price. And it's a bargain, too, compared to the $1 million asking price the theater's eccentric owner, Greg Tsevis, was asking for the dilapidated property just two years ago. The new price, according to listing agent Garner Realty, is $249 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Dilapidated Avalon Cinema: Yours for Just $1 Million​Maybe it's just another symptom of the sagging economy, but it seems like $1 million just doesn't go as far as it used to. Sure, you can still buy a Bentley or a condo on Washington Ave with that kind of dough, but if you're a millionaire in the market for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    City Sues Over Avalon Theater, Oddball Owner Still MIA

    Greg Tsevis in front of the Avalon Theatre in July 2007Heather Ratcliffe reports in the Post-Dispatch today that the City has filed a lawsuit hoping to take control of the old Avalon Theatre on South Kingshighway.The building, condemned in 2006, was originally built in 1935 as an old-school "movie p ... More >>

  • News

    August 1, 2007

    Mo' about MoDOT

    It's highway robbery!

  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Fade To Black

    The defiant owner of the old Avalon Cinema wont give up his south St. Louis movie house without a fight.

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    June 23, 1999