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Capitole de Québec

The Capitole de Québec is a Beaux Arts-style theatre in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. It is located in Old Quebec on Place d'Youville. It was listed on the Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec in 1984, and became a National Historic Site of Canada in 1986.[1]

Théâtre Capitole de Québec
Québec - Capitole.jpg
Location972, rue Saint-Jean
Quebec City, Quebec
G1R 1R5
Coordinates46°48′46″N 71°12′50″W / 46.81290°N 71.21390°W / 46.81290; -71.21390
DesignationNational Historic Site of Canada[1]
Capacity1,106
Construction
Opened1903[2]
ArchitectWalter S. Painter[2]
Website
lecapitole.com

HistoryEdit

Constructed in 1903 based on plans by American architect Walter S. Painter, it was renovated in 1927 by Thomas W. Lamb. It was closed and abandoned in the late 1980s, and underwent a complete restoration in 1992.

Le Capitole was classified as a historic monument on May 3, 1984.[3] It was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada on November 14, 1986.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Capitol Theatre / Quebec Auditorium. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  2. ^ a b "History: Le Capitole de Québec". Le Capitole de Québec. 2012. Archived from the original on 20 May 2015. Retrieved 5 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Théâtre Capitole" (in French). Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. Retrieved 2011-08-04.

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