50 N. George Street,
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The Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (Official)
Architects: Reinhardt Dempwolf
Previous Names: Theatorium, Jackson Theatre
Built 1906 as a one-level dance hall named Theatorium; converted to movie theatre and remodeled in 1917 to be renamed Jackson Theatre.
Purchased by Nathan and Louis Appell Sr. in 1926 it reopened as the Capitol Theatre in 1927. It is equipped with a Wurlitzer 3 manual 8 Ranks theatre pipe organ. Closed in 1977 but renovated and reopened in 1981 as part of the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center. The Wurlitzer organ was restored in the late-2010’s.
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