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Main floor plan, gallery plan

Athens Theater (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Main floor plan, gallery plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Floor plans
Galleries (Upper level spaces)
Auditoriums
Stages (Performance spaces)
Dressing rooms (Performing arts)
Item identifier:
ncar1596-001-bx0001-007-001_0001
Genre:
Design and construction documents
Architectural drawings
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Archives.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Architect:
Built:
Street:
414 Pollock Street
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28560
Architectural note:
The façade combines Neo-Classical and Beaux-Arts stylistic elements. The recessed entrances and ticket booth were entered through a pair of large Roman arches containing Diocletian windows. Crowning the façade was a Baroque curvilinear pediment. Harrison S. Hancock served as contractor for the project.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Theaters
Beaux-Arts (style)
Revival, Classical (European revival style)
Baroque Revival
Facades
Arches
Entrances
Ticket offices
Diocletian windows
Historic buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.107189, -77.040455

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