Royal Theatre

421 N. Superior Street,
Toledo, OH 43605

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From what I found the Royal Theatre opened in 1927 with seating for 420. The Royal Theatre was remodeled in 1935. The theatre was located side by side to the Loop Theatre on North Superior Street at Adams Street. The Royal Theatre outlasted the Loop Theatre, closing in 1968.

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Silicon Sam
Silicon Sam on April 27, 2009 at 1:00 pm

Comparing the American Classic image, and the Google Street View, I’d change the function of the Royal and Loop theaters to Parking Lot. Closed / Demolished….

EvanJChase on May 25, 2010 at 6:40 pm

Both Royal and the Loop were demolished in the 1960s thanks to urban renewal.

andmsmi on May 28, 2012 at 6:16 am

The Royal was operated for many years by the North Side Amusement Company owned by Martin G. Smith.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 1, 2014 at 8:47 pm

In a 1921 Toledo city directory, 421 N. Superior Street is listed as the location of the Orpheum Theatre. The Orpheum Theatre, with 634 seats, was also at that address on a list of Toledo theaters published in 1919. An Orpheum Theatre was in operation in Toledo at least as early as 1912.

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