Lorain, OH: State Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Ohio
City: Lorain
Location: 375 Broadway

Opened 1907 as "Majestic Theatre". 1350 seats. 1913 renamed "Lorain Opera House". Also used as a cinema. 1918 rebuilt and renamed "New Lorain Opera House". 1922 rebuilt and reopened as "State Theatre". Destroyed by a tornado on 28 June 1924 when a neighbouring building collapsed onto the theatre, leaving 15 people dead. Remains demolished in favour of the "Broadway Block" building.

Link: CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Lorain, OH: State Theatre Picture: State Theatre after the destruction
Front Text: "Soldiers digging in State Theatre - Lorain, Ohio"
Publisher: H. H. Hamm, Toledo; 16A
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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