Grand Theatre

513 W. 3rd Street,
Davenport, IA 52801

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Architects: Frederick George Clausen

Firms: Clausen & Burrows

Previous Names: Turner Grand Opera House, Turner Hall Theatre

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Grand Theatre

Opened May 17, 1888 as the Turner Grand Opera House, later became the Turner Hall Theatre and finally the Grand Theatre. Seating was listed at 869.

It was closed in 1945 and the building was damaged by fire in 1961. It was demolished in 1975.

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dallasmovietheaters on October 27, 2017 at 11:46 am

Opened as the Turner Grand Opera House on May 17, 1888. Architects were Clausen & Burrows. It closed in December of 1945.

SethG on February 10, 2022 at 7:04 am

Building demolished in 1975, after being damaged in a fire in 1961. The building was remodeled a few times. I’ve added a map view with the later appearance.

SethG on February 10, 2022 at 7:11 am

The theater is listed on both the 1950 and 1956 maps with no note of closure. Perhaps it was only used for stage performances?

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