Grace Street Theater
934 W. Grace Street,
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Architects: Henry Carl Messerschmidt
Functions: Live Performances
Styles: Art Deco
Previous Names: Lee Theater, Lee Art Theater
Opened on October 13, 1935 as the Lee Theater with seating for 588. The Lee Theater was designed by Richmond architect Henry Carl Messerschmidt in an Art Deco style. By 1950, it was operated by Fabian Theaters chain. In 1962 it was renamed the Lee Art Theater which showed adult films. This continued until closing in 1993.
Now operating as the Grace Street Theater, a live performance theater operated by the Virginia Commonwealth University. A detailed history of this theater along with many photos can be found at the link below.
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