Majestic Theatre

702 S. Main Street,
Lima, OH 42801

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Architects: J.A. Chapin

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The Majestic Theatre was a substantial neighborhood house south of downtown Lima. It opened November 26, 1914. It was designed by one of the city’s leading architects of the period, J.A. Chapin, and was built for Miner C. Crossley, a businessman and developer.

The Majestic Theatre operated successfully at least into the late-1950’s. Despite attempts to rehabilitate the building for use as a community theater after it closed, the Majestic Theatre fell into disrepair and was demolished in 2005.

Contributed by Joe Vogel

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 28, 2014 at 6:12 pm

An ad in the November 22, 1914, issue of the Lima Daily News said that the Majestic Theatre would open on Thanksgiving Day (November 26.)

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