Imperial Lanes, 607 Roberts St.
Opened in 1957 - Demolished in 1984


Imperial Lanes opened its doors at 607 Roberts, between 11th. Ave. and Prospect Ave., in August of 1957. It was torn down in 1984, to make way for the construction of a new J. C. Penney Co. store at the west end of Capital Hill Mall.


 


Bowling at Imperial Lanes, 1961
Helena High School "Vigilante" yearbook, 1961

 

 

Bowling at Imperial Lanes, 1962
Mural by Jack and Dorris Kinney
Helena High School "Vigilante" yearbook, 1962




Another Imperial Lanes Mural by Jack and Dorris Kinney


COURTESY OF KATHLEEN KINNEY

 


Imperial Lanes Coffee Shop, 1957


COURTESY OF THE KENNON BAIRD COLLECTION • CLICK ON IMAGE TO OPEN A BIG VERSION IN A NEW WINDOW

 

 

Google Maps View of the Imperial Lanes Site, 2012