Lincoln Theatre

1332 East 19th Street,
Kansas City, MO 64108

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Lincoln Theater, 1940

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The Lincoln Theatre opened in 1922 seating 1,350. It was located on East 19th and Forest Avenue. It went through a major remodel in 1936. The architect was Robert O. Boller of the Boller Brothers. The remodel transformed the theatre into a Streamline Moderne house. The Lincoln Theatre closed in 1953.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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spectrum on November 25, 2010 at 10:15 pm

Google aerial photos indicate both the Lincoln and Liberty Theaters are demolished.

claydoh77 on June 27, 2011 at 2:01 pm

According to this was an African-American theatre. Advertised as “the theater beautiful,” the 1,500-seat Lincoln Theater opened in February 1920.

RobbKCity on June 21, 2012 at 11:57 am

A photo of the Lincoln Theater can be found at the following link:

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