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Gordon's Opera House

San Rafael CA

Record #25616  
 Closed: 1912
 Current Use:
Capacity: 800 seats
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Lyric

Information for this tour was contributed by William French Jr.

This auditorium was converted to apartment decades ago. This was an 800 seat theatre. Between the turn of the 20th Century and the 1920s the Victorian/italianate facade was removed and replaced by a flat facade with ornamentation around the windows. In 1912 the Lyric was moved into a new building, the first specifically built for motion pictures in San Rafael.

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Last featured 7/10/2005. Last edited 7/10/2005.

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