The Granada Theatre opened on May 22, 1929 at 1013 Minnesota Ave and seated 1,217 patrons. Designed by the Boller Brothers Architectural Firm, who specialized in theatre design, the Granada was built to remind customers of a starry outdoor night. The ceiling was painted blue and light bulbs were installed to resemble twinkling stars. There were also artificial cloud machines and fake birds running on wires above the seats to add to the experience The theme was Spanish colonial and the construction cost was $150,000.
After 39 years of operation the Granada closed in 1968 and was vacant until Screenland Theatres renovated and reopened in 2004. The Screenland Granada closed in 2008 but in November 2010 the space was converted into a live music venue.