Bismarck Theatre

1819 Lynch Street,
St. Louis, MO 63118

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Bismarck Theatre

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The Bismarck Theatre was located to the west from the Lynch Street Police Station. It was a two story building but very narrow. There was no balcony. It was located in a heavily populated area of row houses on the near south side.

It was one of numerous neighborhood theatres in the area. The theatre opened by 1910 and was closed by 1930. It is now used for a storage building.

Contributed by Charles Van Bibber

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JAlex
JAlex on November 14, 2009 at 8:08 am

Appeared in the 1912 City Directory as the Bismarck.
Appeared in the 1914, 1915 and 1916 Directories as the Lynch.

In 1930, the structure appeared in the City Directory as a bowling alley.

JAlex
JAlex on April 25, 2013 at 7:53 am

In 1910 structure was known as the Ideal Theatre. As stated in an ad: “The cleanest and best ventilated moving picture house in the city.” Admission was 5ยข.

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