Playhouse Square

Palace Theatre Fact Sheet

Location:

1615 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
41° 30' 4" N, 81° 40' 52" W

Purpose:

Vaudeville theater

Architect:

Rapp and Rapp (C.W. and George)

Construction Date:

1921-22

Owners:

B. F. Keith Theaters

Architectural Style:

Imperial France

Opened/Closed:
  • Opened - November 6, 1922
  • Closed - July 20, 1969
  • Reopened (restored) - April 30, 1988
Cost:
  • Original - $3.5 million (estimated)
  • Restored - $8.25 million
  • The estimated cost to duplicate the Palace,in 1977, was $75 million.
Seating Capacity:
  • Original - 3680
    • Orchestra - 1520
    • Balcony - 1810 (incl. Mezz)
    • Boxes - 350 (incl. Loges)
  • Restored (1988) – 2854
Palace Theatre Grand Re-Opening on April 20, 1988

At left: The Palace Theatre grand re-Opening on April 20, 1988. View image.