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Cameo Theatre

Photo from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.
1058-60 Mount Vernon Ave
Columbus OH

Record #19422  
 Opened: April 11, 1914
 Closed: 1954
 Demolished: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 589 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Vernon, Comet
 Previously operated by: J Real Neth Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Columbus Metropolitan Library.

The Vernon Theatre opened April 11, 1914 and remained an entertainment center well into the mid-century. It became the Cameo Theatre on December 2, 1928, and a bowling alley in 1954.

The Mt. Vernon Plaza on this site was approved 2/8/1973 with groundbreaking held 8/4/1977 and dedication by President Carter held 9/24/1978. This theatre was demolished c. 1974-1977.

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Photos from the Columbus Metropolitan Library collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 3/6/2014.

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