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Metropolitan Opera House

Photo from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.
197 S High St
Columbus OH

Closed Live Theatre
Record #26352  
 Opened: 1862
 Closed: January 26, 1892
 Current Use:
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Comstock's Opera House

Information for this tour was contributed by Columbus Metropolitan Library.

The November 30, 1874, Dispatch reported that the Metropolitan Opera House was the first building in Columbus with electric ignited, gas jet lighting. The Metropolitan Opera House, also called The Cotton Block and Comstock's Opera House was built in 1862 and burned 1/26/1892.

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Last featured 11/25/2006. Last edited 11/25/2006.

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