Louisville

Kentucky

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Masonic Temple Theatre

Tuesday, February 21, 1882

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The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper report

The Courier-Journal (Louisville), Feb 22, 1882, 4 col. 3 and 6 col. 3

Venue

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Masonic Temple Theatre

Jefferson and Fourth Streets (SW corner), Louisville, KY

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Built: (Elias. E. Williams) 1851

Opened: 1857

Destroyed (fire): November 20, 1903

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Image:

Fourth Street looking south from Jefferson.

At right is the east façade of the Masonic Temple.

Accommodation

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The Louisville Hotel

West Main Street, Louisville, KY.

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Built: 1833 (Hugh Roland, architect)

Expanded: 1853

Wilde's room: parlor 101

Closed: 1938

Demolished: 1949-50

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Related:

Filson Historical

Broken Sidewalk

Wilde and the Keats Letter

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