Radium Theatre

225 Mason Avenue,
Cape Charles, VA 23310

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Architects: Bernard B. Spigel

Functions: Retail

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Radium Theatre

Opened on February 22, 1922, the former Radium Theatre is located on Mason Avenue between Strawberry Street and Pine Street. Today it houses a hardware store.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Granola on October 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm


Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 9, 2020 at 3:34 pm

The size of the building and the timing of its opening suggest that the Radium Theatre was this project noted in the April 30, 1921 issue of The American Contractor:

“Theatre (M. P.): $17,000. 2 sty. 40x 107. Cape Charles, Va. Archt. B. B. Spigel, 112 Main St.. Norfolk. Owner Frank Parsons, Cape Charles & Capeville. Brk., t. c. trim. Plans drawn. Archt. ready for bids on gen. contr.”
Architect Bernard B. Spigel was practicing in Norfok at least as early as 1909, and as late as 1970.

DavidZornig on November 28, 2020 at 1:16 pm

Circa 1955 photo added credit John Griffith.

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