I absolutely love old ornate theatres. So many have been torn down, making the ones that remain standing all the more precious.
I’ve had the privilege of working at the 5th Avenue Theater here in Seattle for years, and I find its history fascinating. Here’s a post from their own blog that gives us a taste of the building’s rich history.
The 5th Avenue Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville and silent movie theater. With its spectacular Chinese-inspired design and graceful proportions The 5th immediately established itself as the most beautiful jewel in the vibrant crown of Seattle’s bustling Downtown theater scene…
Read the full story at: Your Historic 5th Avenue Theatre | The Musical Theater Factory Blog