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Yuma Theatre

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection
254 S Main St
Yuma AZ

Live Theatre
Record #15643  
 Opened: February 21, 1912
Capacity: 650 seats
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Zeller
 Previously operated by: Nace Theatres

Opened as the Zeller Theatre on February 21, 1912, the theater burned on September 8, 1913. The destroyed roof and interior were repaired and the building functioned as a garage for 11 years before being leased to Rickards and Nace for use again as a theater.

The new Yuma Theatre opened on January 12, 1927, and operated until January 25, 1936, when the building was again damaged by a fire. Repairs were made again and the theater reopened on April 11, 1936.

 Photos remain the property of the Member and may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Member.

May 2010 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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September 2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 1/17/2005. Last edited 2/9/2014.

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