King's Palace

1120 Queen Street,
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Additional Info

Architects: John J. Zink

Functions: Church

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Carver Theatre

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Carver/Kings Palace Theatre

The former King’s Palace was just that. Closed in 1965, the King’s has long since been converted to a church.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

Recent comments (view all 8 comments)

William on December 6, 2003 at 8:06 pm

The Kings Palace Theatre open as the Carver Theatre at 1120 Queen Street and it seated 684 people.

HowardBHaas on July 22, 2007 at 10:52 pm

This seems to be an ad for leasing space in this one:
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Local619 on January 17, 2008 at 4:40 pm

Washington Post of 4-15-1955 has a listing for the “Carver-Alexandria” Theatre, Alexandria Virginia. TE-6-6902.

JackCoursey on February 5, 2008 at 10:01 pm

Here is a February 2008 (not very flattering) evening photo of this magnificent structure.

TLSLOEWS on August 17, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Great photostream Jack.

davidplomin on July 25, 2013 at 5:03 am

I love the facade! Love the curved brick! Thanks for posting Jack!

richmurphy on August 27, 2015 at 5:10 pm

Out of curiosity, I went inside the building this past Sunday. All of the interior decor has been removed from the auditorium — just fluorescent lighting and cinder block walls now. The congregation of the church was very gracious and welcoming.

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