Seminole Theater

5103 N. Florida Avenue,
Tampa, FL 33603

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Seminole Theatre, Tampa FL

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This theater is on Florida Avenue in Tampa. It appears to be empty.

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rhcclark on March 19, 2006 at 7:21 am

recent photo (4 theaters down the page) View link

drumrboy36 on August 9, 2007 at 4:18 am

Does anyone know anything about this theatre? Interior? etc.? I can’t find a thing with research. The building is still there but appears abandoned.

historictheatresintampa on August 31, 2008 at 9:31 am

Please provide any stories or information that you might have about this theatre (or any single-screen theatre in Tampa) here…
This will assist us in preserving the history surrounding these theatres in Tampa. Thank you!!

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 30, 2009 at 1:00 pm

The building was most recently owned by a church. They only did minimal maintenance, as the roof collapsed while being examined by the city building inspector. The building was condemned in August 2009.

Recent picture:

Nunzienick on April 23, 2010 at 11:42 pm

Here are some additional photos:
Auditorium interior dated 8/21/26:
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Refreshment Stand (Candibar) dated 9/30/50:
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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on April 25, 2010 at 7:07 pm

Boy,Nick Iwould love to have that Onesheet and lobby cards in the background. Great you are back.

TLSLOEWS on November 1, 2010 at 1:43 pm

Love the “CANDIBAR” photo.Thanks Nick.

pcfousj on March 31, 2011 at 6:25 am

I went to this theatre almost every Sat. when I was a young boy, I think it cost a dime to get in you could watch a flash gordon serial, a movie and 2 cartoons for that price


Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 7, 2011 at 10:30 am

Yeah, we were suppose to return one sheets in my days,Most are in basement.LOL.

clwcapman on June 10, 2011 at 11:45 am

Hey Chucvk 1231 or histroic tampa theatres, if you have any pictures of the interior of the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater, please let me know. We have pictures of the exterior but none of the inside prior to the 1950’s. We are fundrasing to restore, this 90 year old gem. We are open and operating. our website is Thank yo!

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