22 E. 5th Street,
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Originally opened as Gebhart’s Opera House. It was renamed Lyric Theatre on September 2, 1907 presenting vaudeville and later went over to movies and closed in 1933. It then became a burlesque theatre, renamed Mayfair Theatre. The Mayfair Theatre did switch back to B movies in 1949 before going back to burlesque in 1950. The Mayfair Theatre closed in 1968.
The Mayfair Theatre was to be razed on January 20th 1969 but caught fire on January 19th, 1969.
The goddess of Liberty that stood over the Mayfair Theatre was saved and is housed at the Dayton Art Institute.
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