Center Theatre

157 West Main Avenue,
Gastonia, NC 28052

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 26, 2014 at 3:20 pm

The 1930-1931 Gastonia city directory lists the Ideal Theatre at 159-161 W. Main Avenue. It had previously been listed at 125 or 127 W. Main.

ncmark on March 27, 2010 at 6:57 am

The Center has been demolished as planned in 2009.

ncmark on November 20, 2008 at 2:53 pm

The local media reported that the Center will be demolished begining in January ‘09.

AndrewBarrett on February 20, 2008 at 2:50 am

According to Bowers' “Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments” page 551, the “Ideal” theatre was equipped with a Reproduco organ made by the Operators Piano Co.

Anyone have any current photos of this building? Ownership status, etc.?