Gehling's Theatre is a historic three-story building in Falls City, Nebraska. It was built with red bricks in 1892–1893, with a 78 feet long and 50 feet wide auditorium and a 25 feet wide and 24 feet high proscenium inside.[2] It was named for the original owners, the Gehlings, who also owned a brewery.[2] Silent movies, minstrel shows and performances were shown in the theatre.[2] The building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since September 28, 1988.[1]

Gehling's Theatre
The building in 2013
Gehling's Theatre is located in Nebraska
Gehling's Theatre
Location in Nebraska
Gehling's Theatre is located in the United States
Gehling's Theatre
Location in United States
Location1592 Stone Street, Falls City, Nebraska
Coordinates40°03′37″N 95°36′10″W / 40.06028°N 95.60278°W / 40.06028; -95.60278 (Gehling's Theatre)
Arealess than one acre
Built1892 (1892)
Built byCharles H. Herman
Architectural styleTwo-part commercial block
MPSOpera House Buildings in Nebraska 1867-1917 MPS
NRHP reference No.88000942[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 28, 1988

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c D. Layne Ehlers (April 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Gehling's Theatre". National Park Service. Retrieved May 10, 2019. With accompanying pictures