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Florida Theatre


1947 Photo from the State Archives of Florida collection
118 N Monroe St
Tallahassee FL

Demolished
Record #27443  
 Opened: 1940
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1374 seats
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s): Streamline Moderne
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Kent Theatres

After being mostly destroyed by a fire on March 26, 1960, the Florida reopened more than a year later on May 12, 1961.

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1988 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1974 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1967 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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January 1963 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1963 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1962 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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May 1961 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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December 1960 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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November 1960 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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April 1960 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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March 1960 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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February 1959 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1959 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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December 1957 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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May 1957 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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June 1948 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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1948 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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June 1947 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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January 1947 photos from the State Archives of Florida collection.


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