1400 11th Avenue,
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Previously operated by: Altoona Publix Theaters Inc.
Firms: Shollar & Hersh
Previous Names: Gamble Theatre, New Victoria Theatre
News About This Theater
- Mar 2, 2010 — Happy 45th, "The Sound Of Music"
Located on the corner of 11th Avenue and 14th Street, the Gamble Theatre was opened on March 8, 1913. It had 700-seats and was designed in a Moorish style by architect Julien Millard. In 1918 it was taken over by Publix. It was closed on July 23, 1919. It was renovated and reopened as the New Victoria Theatre on November 15, 1919. In 1921 it was taken over by Anast N. Notopoulos and was remodeled in a Greek Revival style by architects Sholler & Hersh, reopening as the Capitol Theatre on March 17. 1921.
The Capitol Theatre was still open in 1962.
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