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
spectrum on November 25, 2010 at 7:15 pm

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

claydoh77
claydoh77 on June 27, 2011 at 11:01 am

According to http://library.umkc.edu/spec-col/parisoftheplains/webexhibit/musical/mus-10.htm this was an African-American theatre. Advertised as “the theater beautiful,” the 1,500-seat Lincoln Theater opened in February 1920.

RobbKCity
RobbKCity on June 21, 2012 at 8:57 am

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

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v727/FangKC/LincolnTheateron19thSt-2.jpg

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