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Palace Theatre Fact Sheet

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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
Owner / Manager: 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