759 SW Broadway,
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Previous Names: Empress Theatre, T & D Theatre, Hippodrome Theatre, Pantages Theatre
The Orpheum Theatre opened on 3rd March 1913. In 1915 it was renamed the Empress Theatre. In 1916 it was renamed T & D Theatre. it became the Hippodrome Theatre from c.1917-1925. In c.1926 architect B. Marcus Priteca re-modelled the theatre for Pantages and it became the Pantages Theatre from 1927-1929. In the internal re-modelling Priteca created a ‘star’ ceiling over the auditorium.
Known as the Orpheum Theatre from 1929 until it closed in the mid-1970’s. Its last operators were Mann Theatres who gave a seating capacity of 1,360. It was demolished for a clothing store to be built on the site.
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