Photo from the Daniel Wright collection
Washington Ave & Second St|
|Record #12455 |
Opened: March 13, 1908|
Closed: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1600 seats|
Architect(s): Parr & Parr
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register: 1979 Bldg # 79002022
Current Organ: none
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Information for this tour was contributed by Jeff Chapman.
The McAlester architectural firm of Parr & Parr designed the Busby Theatre. Supposedly, the Busby interior design (Beaux Arts with strong hints of Art Nouveau) was a near copy of the auditorium of the 1908 St Louis American Theatre.
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Last featured 4/8/2004. Last edited 4/1/2016.