Berkeley Theatre

1425 S. 13th Street,
Omaha, NE 68102

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Berkeley Theatre, Omaha, NE

Operating as the Maryland Theatre prior to 1936, It was renamed Berkeley Theatre in the 1940’s with seating listed at 492. The theatre closed in the mid-1950’s and was in use as a salvage business.

Contributed by Chuck

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cmartens54
cmartens54 on August 6, 2009 at 12:02 pm

The building was not demolished; it is used as a storage warehouse for the bumper business located next door to the North. The building was also home to the Maryland Theatre.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 3, 2011 at 3:45 am

Here’s an item from The Film Daily of September 23, 1936: “Sam Marino has reopened the Maryland, a neighborhood Omaha house. He bought 500 new seats and erected a new canopy.”

DavidZornig
DavidZornig on October 29, 2018 at 6:39 pm

1948 & 2017 photos added via Jill Benz. The latter shows the marquee illuminated at night, as part of a redevelopment that as of yet is unannounced.

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