1955 Photo from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Preston Reichard collection
55-61 E State St|
|Record #19375 |
Capacity: 1150 seats|
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: Thomas, RKO Grand, Cinerama|
Information for this tour was contributed by Columbus Metropolitan Library.
The Grand Theatre was built in 1887 on the site of the old Grand Opera House. After the Grant burned in a fire on June 15, 1934, it was quickly rebuilt and reopened October 4, 1935. After closing in 1969, the "new" RKO Grand succumbed to a final fire on January 8, 1970.
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1969 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Clifford R. Baker collection.
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1960 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.
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1955 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library - Preston Reichard collection.
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June 1934 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.
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Photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.
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Prior to 1934.
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