Vita Temple Theatre

227 N. St. Clair Street,
Toledo, OH 43604

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Vita Temple Theatre

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The Vita Temple Theatre opened to much fanfare in 1929. The large house sat 2,100. Fashioned as a huge temple. When Vitaphone was introduced they had huge letters on the front of the marquee announcing Vitaphone.

The Vita Temple Theatre had a short life as a horrendous fire destroyed the theatre in 1933. The temperatures were sub zero turning any water used to fight the fire into ice. The Vita was totally destroyed.

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spectrum on July 1, 2010 at 9:12 am

The theatre building was a former church converted to a movie palace. The exterior was gothic revival style, and I would assume the interior was as well. Sad that it operated for only four years before the fire.

TLSLOEWS on July 1, 2010 at 10:42 am

Toledo Parking Violations is listed at this address on the Google map.

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Drive-In 54 on January 13, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Uploaded a picture, the links don’t work.

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