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Paramount Theatre

Photo from the Library of Congress collection
145 N County Rd
Palm Beach FL

Record #12734  
 Opened: 1926
 Closed: 1980
 Current Use: Office Space
Capacity: 1068 seats
Architect(s): Josef M Urban
Architectural Style(s): Mediterranean Revival
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Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

The Paramount was completed and opened in November, 1926. However, the official grand opening was held at a later date, January 9, 1927, with the premiere of "Beau Gest", starring Ronald Colman.

When it opened in 1926, there were 1080 orchestra seats and 156 box seats. Early drawings show 26 boxes with three ranks each. The auditorium was illuminated by four ceiling chandeliers.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 6/8/2007.

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