Newark Opera House is a historic commercial building and opera house located at Newark in New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1885 and is a four-story rectangular building with six bays at the north front facade. The fourth story was added in 1907. It features a mansard roof covered with patterned slate shingles in the Second Empire style. Between about 1885 and 1925 it was the site of live theater and music, in addition to movies.[2]

Newark Opera House
Newark Opera House, April 2010
Newark Opera House is located in Delaware
Newark Opera House
Newark Opera House is located in the United States
Newark Opera House
Location95 E. Main St., Newark, Delaware
Coordinates39°40′59″N 75°44′59″W / 39.68306°N 75.74972°W / 39.68306; -75.74972
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Architectural styleSecond Empire
NRHP reference No.82002345[1]
Added to NRHPMay 7, 1982

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Valerie Cesna and Betsy Bahr (December 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Newark Opera House". National Park Service. Retrieved April 20, 2010.