2464 18th St NW|
|Record #17801 |
Opened: October 12, 1917|
Capacity: 1800 seats|
Architect(s): Thomas Lamb
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: Knickerbocker|
On January 28, 1922, the roof of the Reginald Geare-designed Knickerbocker collapsed under the weight of heavy snow, killing 98 people and injuring 136. The Ambassador Theatre was built to Thomas Lamb's design, using the facade of the original theater.
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Last featured 8/23/2004. Last edited 3/7/2015.