Lincoln Theater

1926 1st Avenue North,
Bessemer, AL 35020

Unfavorite No one has favorited this theater yet

Lincoln Theater

Viewing: Photo | Street View

The Lincoln Theater was built and opened in 1948, with seating provided in orchestra and balcony levels. It was closed in the late-1970’s. The building is still standing, but the space is being used for retail. The marquee has not been removed as of yet.

In the summer of 2012, there are proposals to restore and reopen the Lincoln Theater.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

Recent comments (view all 4 comments)

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 10, 2008 at 8:11 pm

Thanks for the photo. The Brazil Insurance Agency is located at 712 18th Street North, so presumably the former theater is also on 18th Street.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 10, 2008 at 8:27 pm

Could be. Maybe Brazil is a chain of agencies in Alabama. Address is unknown at this point.

LFOP
LFOP on October 30, 2008 at 10:34 pm

Here’s a 2007 view of the LINCOLN being used as as retail space:
http://www.boxsetgallery.com/stein/index.html

coolmagnum
coolmagnum on August 12, 2012 at 5:12 pm

I provided this photo from the Bessemer Hall of History Museum. It is a photo of the original Lincoln built in 1948. I have also provided this website a good bit of known information about the theater. I am a lawyer and life-long Bessemer citizen and because I love movies and have always wanted to be able to show the movies I like, and the notion hit me to look into the restoration of this theater. I assure you the provided information is accurate and corrects all the erroneous comments made on here.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater