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Hall Theatre


Photo from the Darren Snow collection
102 S Ninth St
Columbia MO 65201

Closed
Record #7423  
 Opened: August 28, 1916
 Closed: 1976
 Current Use: Restaurant
 Demolished:
Capacity:
Architect(s): Boller Bros
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Commonwealth Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

Acquired by Commonwealth in 1955, the Hall was, by the 1960s, an "art movie house" in the winters and closed in the summers. Developer Garry Lewis bought the Hall in 1987, and mused that he might turn it into a conference center. Instead, a guy rehab was performed and a St. Louis Bread Company restaurant moved in in the 1990s. Though the words "The Hall Theatre" are carved in stone on the classical facade, they've done a great job of removing any internal evidence of the building's past.



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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 4/11/2014.

 
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