Gem Theatre

815 Church Street,
Norfolk, VA 23510

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 12, 2018 at 5:39 pm

Prior to being remodeled in 1940, this house was called the Star Theatre. Plans for the remodeling were by architect Alfred M. Lublin. Eric Ledell Smith’s book African American Theater Buildings says that the Star was an African American house at least as early as 1930.