Fountain Square Theatre

1105 Shelby Street,
Indianapolis, IN 46203

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spectrum on November 13, 2010 at 4:51 pm

Contrary to what was said above – it looks like the auditorium was not gutted in the 1950s. The current banquet hall shows a nicely renovated atmospheric auditorium with balcony and priscenium arch. Still have clouds painted on the ceiling. Their history article makes no mention about conversion to a Woolworth’s – they merely mention it going into decline in the 1960s. They renovated it into a banquet hall starting in 1993.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 28, 2008 at 8:57 pm

This is the Fountain Square Theater in 2004.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 21, 2008 at 5:10 pm

Interior photos of the banquet hall can be seen here.

kencmcintyre on August 24, 2006 at 10:37 pm

Here are some photos from the late 40s or early 50s. The last photo shows a different theater, the Granada, in the same vicinity as the Fountain Square. If the Granada is listed under a different name, please let me know the listing:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on December 9, 2005 at 12:48 am

This is a close-up photo of the Fountain Square Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 5, 2005 at 2:50 pm

Here is a photo of the Fountain Square Theater.

cheerfulheart on April 4, 2004 at 9:44 pm

The Fountain Square Theatre still stands. The website is:

unknown on November 5, 2003 at 8:57 pm

The Fountain Square Theater is stillstanding and is used often for swing dances and weddings. The adjacant soda shop and 1920 duckpin lanes are all restored. AS reported above, the theater was used as a shopping/ thrift store, but has since been reclaimed.