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Tivoli Theater, 709-713 Broad Street, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN

Tivoli Theater, 709-713 Broad Street, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN

 
 
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Significance: The Tivoli Theater, built in 1920-21, is a well preserved and excellent example of the downtown Grand Palace Theater built throughout America in the 1920s. Its elaborate and exotic architectural and decorative detail, its conveniences, and luxurious materials combine to make theater going a complete social as well as entertainment phenomenon infrequently rivaled. Notable is its elaborate plaster work, rich colors and textures, marble, and theater organ. It was also among the first buildings in the United States to be air-conditioned.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-43
Survey number: HABS TN-207

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Chattanooga (Tenn.)35.04786, -85.31063
Google Map of 35.0478579, -85.3106334
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