Capitol Theatre

2129 S. Preston Street,
Louisville, KY 40217

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Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre was located on S. Preston Street between Atwood Street and Fetter Avenue. The theatre opened in 1926 with seating listed at 850.

The theatre closed in 1957. Any further information on the Capitol Theatre would be appreciated.

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AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 13, 2010 at 8:33 am

Here are my pictures from November 2010. Virtually nothing has changed sicne Wallyum’s pictures, but I thought I’d add mine anyway.

bluegene on November 26, 2015 at 9:58 pm

I grew up in Louisville and went to the Capitol (and sometimes the Shelby) on literally every Friday night and Sunday afternoons for many years. Later, when I “graduated” from the old Emerson (elementary)School, I began attending the Uptown, Bard, and sometimes the Airway neighborhood theaters. I went to Highland Jr. High and 10th grade at the old Atherton High School, before moving with my parents to Indianapolis. MANY fond memories of growing up in Louisville!

Gene Curtis
Toledo, OH

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