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Home > Idaho > Boise > Ada Theatre, 700 Main Street, Boise, Ada County, ID



B&W Photos
First Floor Plan
HB420462
First Floor Plan
Balcony Floor Plan
HB420463
Balcony Floor Plan
Main Street And Seventh Street Elevations
HB420464
Main Street And Seventh Street Elevations
Detail Of Cornice In Entrance Vestibule, Details Of Lobby, Longitudinal Section Through Stores Along 7th St.
HB420465
Detail Of Cornice In Entrance Vestibule, Details Of Lobby, Longitudinal Section Through Stores Along 7th St.
Details Of Typical Plaster And Beam In Foyer, Longitudinal Section Though Center Of Building
HB420466
Details Of Typical Plaster And Beam In Foyer, Longitudinal Section Though Center Of Building
Details Of Ticket Office In Main Entrance Vestibule, Transverse Section Through Organ Chambers
HB420467
Details Of Ticket Office In Main Entrance Vestibule, Transverse Section Through Organ Chambers
Section Through Main Cornice In Auditorium, Various Details And Sections From Auditorium, And Transverse Section Looking Toward Rear Of Auditorium
HB420468
Section Through Main Cornice In Auditorium, Various Details And Sections From Auditorium, And Transverse Section Looking Toward Rear Of Auditorium
Elevation Of North Wall Of Foyer, Of South Wall Of Foyer, Detail Of Proscenium Columns, And Transverse Section Looking Toward Stage
HB420469
Elevation Of North Wall Of Foyer, Of South Wall Of Foyer, Detail Of Proscenium Columns, And Transverse Section Looking Toward Stage
Details Of Organ Screen, Moulding Section, And Detail Of Proscenium Ornament
HB420470
Details Of Organ Screen, Moulding Section, And Detail Of Proscenium Ornament
General View Of South And East Elevations
HB420471
General View Of South And East Elevations
Detail View Of Upper Portion Of Southeast Pylon
HB420472
Detail View Of Upper Portion Of Southeast Pylon
Oblique View Of South Elevation
HB420473
Oblique View Of South Elevation
Detail View Of Roof Sphinges On South Facade
HB420474
Detail View Of Roof Sphinges On South Facade
General View Of East And North Elevations
HB420475
General View Of East And North Elevations
Interior View, North Wall Of Foyer
HB420476
Interior View, North Wall Of Foyer
General Interior View Of Proscenium From Balcony
HB420477
General Interior View Of Proscenium From Balcony
General Interior View Of Proscenium
HB420478
General Interior View Of Proscenium
Detail View Of Proscenium Columns And Decoration
HB420479
Detail View Of Proscenium Columns And Decoration
General Interior View Of Auditorium From Stage
HB420480
General Interior View Of Auditorium From Stage
Organ Console In Center Of Orchestra Pit
HB420481
Organ Console In Center Of Orchestra Pit
Lighting Switchboard Located Backstage
HB420482
Lighting Switchboard Located Backstage


Data Pages


Photo Caption Pages


Item Title


Location
700 Main Street, Boise, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ID-3
Significance: Still used as originally planned, this Neo-Egyptian Revival Style building, unique to Idaho, is the only survivor of the movie palace and grand cinema era in Boise.

Subjects
Motion Picture Theaters


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. FIRST FLOOR PLAN
2. BALCONY FLOOR PLAN
3. MAIN STREET AND SEVENTH STREET ELEVATIONS
4. DETAIL OF CORNICE IN ENTRANCE VESTIBULE, DETAILS OF LOBBY, LONGITUDINAL SECTION THROUGH STORES ALONG 7TH ST.
5. DETAILS OF TYPICAL PLASTER AND BEAM IN FOYER, LONGITUDINAL SECTION THOUGH CENTER OF BUILDING
6. DETAILS OF TICKET OFFICE IN MAIN ENTRANCE VESTIBULE, TRANSVERSE SECTION THROUGH ORGAN CHAMBERS
7. SECTION THROUGH MAIN CORNICE IN AUDITORIUM, VARIOUS DETAILS AND SECTIONS FROM AUDITORIUM, AND TRANSVERSE SECTION LOOKING TOWARD REAR OF AUDITORIUM
8. ELEVATION OF NORTH WALL OF FOYER, OF SOUTH WALL OF FOYER, DETAIL OF PROSCENIUM COLUMNS, AND TRANSVERSE SECTION LOOKING TOWARD STAGE
9. DETAILS OF ORGAN SCREEN, MOULDING SECTION, AND DETAIL OF PROSCENIUM ORNAMENT
10. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTH AND EAST ELEVATIONS
11. DETAIL VIEW OF UPPER PORTION OF SOUTHEAST PYLON
12. OBLIQUE VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION
13. DETAIL VIEW OF ROOF SPHINGES ON SOUTH FACADE
14. GENERAL VIEW OF EAST AND NORTH ELEVATIONS
15. INTERIOR VIEW, NORTH WALL OF FOYER
16. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW OF PROSCENIUM FROM BALCONY
17. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW OF PROSCENIUM
18. DETAIL VIEW OF PROSCENIUM COLUMNS AND DECORATION
19. GENERAL INTERIOR VIEW OF AUDITORIUM FROM STAGE
20. ORGAN CONSOLE IN CENTER OF ORCHESTRA PIT
21. LIGHTING SWITCHBOARD LOCATED BACKSTAGE


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