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Palace Theatre


2005 Photo from the Brad Miller collection
Columbus Association for Performing Arts
34 W Broad St
Columbus OH 43215
(614) 469-9850

Visit Website Live Theatre National Register 1975
Record #9955  
 Opened: November 9, 1926
Capacity: 2827 seats
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb; C Howard Crane
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco; Adamesque
National Register: 1975
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Keith-Albee Palace, RKO Palace

Information for this tour was contributed by Columbus Metropolitan Library.

The Palace Theatre opened November 9, 1926. The theatre cost $3 million and included thirty dressing rooms, kitchenette, hospital, and a nursery.

The Keith-Albee Palace Theatre became the RKO Palace in 1929.

 Photos
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October 2005 photos from the Brad Miller collection.


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June 1988 photos from the John Lewis collection.


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1926 photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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Photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.


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Main lobby

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Mezzanine stairway

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Palace lounge

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 Postcards
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Postcards from the John Lewis collection.


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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 3/5/2014.

 
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