Ping'an Theatre

1991 W. Nanjing Road,

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Architects: Charles Henry Gonda

Functions: Housing, Retail

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Uptown Theatre

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Located at the corner of W. Nanjing Road and Shaanxi Road N. Around 1938/1939 the Spanish consulate building was transformed into the Uptown Theatre. It was designed as a single screen cinema to the plans of architect Charles Henry Gonda. In 1935 the Uptown Theatre was re-named Ping'an Theatre.

In 2005 the cinema was closed and remodelled into apartments with retail stores on the ground floor.

Contributed by Ken Roe, Kinospoter
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