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 7B Creighton Orpheum Theater

Address: 409 South 16th Street

Year Built: 1927

Architect: C. W. & G. L. Rapp

Builder: Unknown

Style: Second Renaissance Revival

Designated Omaha Landmark: 10/17/1978

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 5/16/1988

 

First opened as a vaudeville house in 1892, the Creighton Orpheum Theater was greatly altered and expanded to its current configuration in 1927 under the direction of Chicago architects Rapp and Rapp. The entrance was relocated from 15th Street to 16th Street, with a lobby through the City National Bank Building. The French Renaissance revival style house was restored in 1974 as a theater for the performing arts and is presently the home of the Omaha Symphony.

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National Register Nomination Document

 

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