Photo from the Darren Snow collection
121-27 Third Ave SE|
Cedar Rapids IA
|Record #7316 |
Opened: September 1, 1928|
Capacity: 1901 seats|
Architect(s): Peacock & Frank
Architectural Style(s): Adamesque
National Register: 1976
Current Organ: 3/12 Wurlitzer
| Also Known As: Capitol|
| Previously operated by: ABC Midwest Theatres|
Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.
Built in the 1920s as the Capitol, this theatre has been the Paramount for most of its life. The entertainment is generally live these days, but I wouldn't be surprised if they occasionally showed a classic film or two.
The Paramount was heavily damaged in a 2008 flood and sits idle, waiting for its fate to be determined by the city.
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May 1999 photos from the Darren Snow collection.
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