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Valentine Theatre


Photo from the Ron Heberlee collection
402-12 Adams St
Toledo OH 43604
(419) 242-ARTS

Visit Website Live Theatre National Register 1987
Record #9960  
 Opened: December 25, 1895
Capacity:
Architect(s): Edward O Fallis; Rapp & Rapp
Architectural Style(s):
National Register: 1987    Bldg # 87000686
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Loews, Cinerama
 Previously operated by: Loews Theatres, Armstrong Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Dan Ferris.

The Valentine Theatre was remodeled and reopened in 1999 although it is not a cinema anymore. When it opened in 1895, it was a playhouse, then purchased and open as a Loew’s movie theatre in the 1920s. It closed in the 1950s and had limited events until the mid-1970s, then it sat unused until reconstruction started in 1995.

A boiler explosion on November 23, 2007, damaged and temporarily closed the theater.



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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 7/5/2009.

 
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