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Tennessee Theatre (Nashville)

Tennessee Theatre
Address535 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee
United States
Coordinates36°09′46″N 86°46′52″W / 36.16265°N 86.78107°W / 36.16265; -86.78107
Capacity2,028
Construction
OpenedFebruary 28, 1952
Demolished1980s
ArchitectJoseph W. Holman

The Tennessee Theatre was a 2,028 seat, single screen, Streamline Moderne movie palace at 535 Church Street, in Nashville, Tennessee was opened on February 28, 1952.[1] It was built with the designs of architect Joseph W. Holman in the shell of the 11-story, Art Deco Warner building that was completed in 1932, and the entire structure was demolished in the 1980s. The Cumberland Apartment high-rise now sits on the site. The Theatre hosted the only Grammy Awards ceremony not held in either Los Angeles or New York City in 1973.

References

  1. ^ "Tennessee Theatre in Nashville, TN - Cinema Treasures". cinematreasures.org. Retrieved 2020-02-14.