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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Bradley Theatre


The Bradley Theatre is located in the Historic Uptown Columbus Landmark District.The Bradley Theatre was opened to the public by Paramount Pictures on July 2, 1940. Named after the founder of the Columbus-based W. C. Bradley Co., the theatre was designed in the grand tradition of the Golden Age of motion pictures utilizing neo classical and art deco architecture. The theatre possesses one of the most impressive stages and proscenium arches in the country. Currently, the theatre hosts concerts, theatre, corporate functions and a variety of special events. Tours by appointment only.
If you are interested in reading about efforts to save the theatre, check out this link.

2 comments:

Jacob said...

I'm glad that this beautiful old theater is still being used. We have one too and some folks rehabilitated it and tried to put it to good use, but it didn't work...now it sits empty. Sad.

TheRandomTraveler said...

I've seen this place before...never been there for anything though...

I like the idea of using the marquee for your blog title...very nice!