Capitol Theatre

4463 Queen Street,
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2L4

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The Queen Theatre was built in 1913. Later renamed Capitol Theatre, it closed in 1955. It was razed in 1964 and a bank built on the site.

Contributed by Chad Irish

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Patsy
Patsy on December 19, 2004 at 4:35 pm

I wonder if the bar and nightclub have kept the art deco theme?

thefakenet
thefakenet on January 21, 2006 at 7:21 am

I have lived in Niagara Falls Ontario all my life, and can’t find, not have I heard of this cinema.

Patsy
Patsy on January 21, 2006 at 7:24 am

Long time between posts, but none the less this one has interest and so I hope more information appears here in ‘06.

dave1951
dave1951 on August 28, 2006 at 10:40 am

I grew up in Niagara Falls in the fifties and sixties. I also worked at the Princess Theatre on Main Street, and the Seneca Theatre on Queen St. (which was just down the street from the the Capitol) The Capitol theatre was demolished shortly after it closed in the late 1950’s. It was replaced by a bank. The bar was located next door in what used to be a Woolworth’s store. You can see some pictures of the the theatre just before it was torn down at the Niagara Falls Library’s digital collection at http://www.nfpl.library.on.ca/

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 5, 2014 at 3:28 pm

The Capitol Theatre was never Art Deco in style. This weblog post has a few photos over the years. It changed little from its opening in 1913 until its demolition in 1964.

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