C. W. and George Rapp designed many movie theaters across America in the 1920s, including Denver's only surviving downtown movie palace. Temple Hoyne Buell, then a member of the firm, created this 2,100-seat theater as an Art Deco composition of precast concrete block sheathed in white glazed terracotta trimmed with black marble. The three-story Glenarm Place facade is divided into twelve bays of paired windows, with recurrent rosettes, feathers, and fiddleleaf ferns, which also sprout from the Art Deco interior, although the twenty-rank twin Wurlitzer pipe organs can steal the show. Pilasters are capped by fan-shaped frosted glass figures, and the sunburst ceiling and the chandelier create a starry effect. The grand, two-story theater entry lobby in the Kittredge Building to the west has been lost, and patrons now enter through the original exit doors on Glenarm Place.
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