Capitol Theater

117 Main Street,
Ames, IA 50010

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This information comes from the Ames, Iowa library. The Capitol Theater was built in 1911. At that time it was known as the Princess Theater. It was renamed the Capitol Theater around 1920. This theater closed sometime in the late-1940’s.

At the link below you can see a view of Main Street showing the Capitol Theater.

Contributed by Lost Memory

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 18, 2007 at 8:08 am

That address sounds reasonable Chuck. The Capitol/Princess was located on Main St between Duff and Douglas Avenue. 117 Main Street does map between those two avenues.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 9, 2007 at 5:45 pm

This photo of the Capitol Theater has a date given as 1956. The theater is closed and for sale.

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