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McGill Theater

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1929, Albert Collins. 8 4th St.

The theater stands in the middle of McGill's commercial district, which is characterized by early twentieth-century one- and two-story buildings of brick, concrete, or wood. Despite its simplicity, the theater is one of the more noteworthy structures on this street. Rectangular concrete panels, decorated with bricks laid in a diamond motif, relieve the brick facade, which rises to a curved parapet. A hexagonal ticket booth stands between two pairs of wooden doors. Like most of the other businesses along 4th Street, the theater has been empty for several years.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "McGill Theater", [McGill, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-CE32.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 182-182.

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