Bucklen Theatre, also known as the Elkhart Opera House, was a historic theatre located at Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana. It was built in 1883, and was a three-story, five-bay, red brick building.[2]: 2  It was demolished in 1986.[3]

Bucklen Theatre
Bucklen Opera House when it still existed. Courtesy of the Elkhart Public Library.
LocationS. Main and Harrison Sts., Elkhart, Indiana
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1883 (1883)
ArchitectSmith, Mortimer L.
NRHP reference No.76000021[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 8, 1976
Removed from NRHPNovember 21, 1986

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and delisted in 1986.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved October 1, 2015. Note: This includes The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bucklen Theatre" (PDF). Retrieved October 1, 2015. and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ Cinema Treasures