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Mozart Restaurant (Mozart Hall)
Mozart Hall's exotically detailed cast-iron facade with two onion-domed turrets is a distinctive contribution to Latrobe's Main Street. George Seiler erected the brick building in 1890 as a music and dance hall. Seiler's European heritage apparently influenced him to build a hall similar to those in Austria, and to name it for Salzburg's native-born musician, Mozart. The brick building was designed with space for two businesses on the first floor and an adjacent entrance to the second-floor concert hall. The hall has a pressed-metal ceiling, stage, and balcony. It was used for musicals and operettas until the Showalter Opera House (demolished) opened on Depot Street.
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