Strand Theatre

401 Ninth Street NW,
Washington, DC

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Originally built in 1888 as the Lincoln Music Hall at Ninth and D Streets, not far from Pennsylvania Avenue and the Mall, this theater later became known as the Academy of Music and later still, the Orpheum Theatre. Its last incarnation, in the 20s, was as the Strand Theatre, operated at least into the 1950s.

Today, the Caucus Room restaurant is located on the site of the theater.

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teecee on September 26, 2005 at 10:38 am

The Caucus Room is part of a modern mall type building that takes up the entire 400 block of this street.
I’ll post a photo shortly.

Local619 on August 15, 2008 at 10:18 pm

July 4, 1920 Washington Post lists a building permit issued to Moore’s Orpheum Theater 403 Ninth Street to remodel, cost $300.00

Local619 on August 15, 2008 at 10:35 pm

July 13, 1920 Washington Post, article announcing the opening of the newly redecorated Strand Theater.. vaudeville and first run motion pictures

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