Walnut Theatre

618 Walnut Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Walnut Theatre

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The Walnut Theatre was built and opened in 1921. Designed by architectural firm Rendigs, Panzer and Martin for the First National Theatre Circuit. The construction firm was the Ohio Building & Construction Company. The first manager was Al Hyams.

The Walnut Theatre was still open in 1928 but had closed in 1929.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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robboehm
robboehm on November 3, 2015 at 6:13 pm

Back in the late 1800s there was a Walnut Street Theatre (no specific address). Wonder if this was a replacement.

hanksykes
hanksykes on May 16, 2016 at 4:50 pm

You are right about the early 1800’s date, Walnut Street Theater opened as a legitmate play live theater stage and later morphed into a movie theater about 1915 , it belonged to Uke Libson’s chain of downtown houses.

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