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Yuma in Yuma County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Gandolfo Theater

1917

 

—National Register of Historic Places —

 
Gandolfo Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
1. Gandolfo Theater Marker
Inscription. Built by John Gandolfo, this brick landmark served as a 635 seat theater and vaudeville house, a WW II USO canteen and was a center of community activity from 1917 to 1950. The third floor ballroom was destroyed by fire in 1925.

Dedicated December 1999, by the City of Yuma for the preservation of our heritage.

Mayor Marilyn R. Young
Council Members
Bobby Brooks – Karen Hill – Louise Renault Art Everett – Frank Irr – Ema Lea Shoop
Joyce Wilson – City Administrator
Michael Steel – Director of Community Development
 
Erected 1999 by City of Yuma.
 
Location. 32° 43.432′ N, 114° 37.254′ W. Marker is in Yuma, Arizona, in Yuma County. Marker is on South 1st Avenue south of East First Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 South 1st Avenue, Yuma AZ 85364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Napoleon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ghiotto House (within shouting distance of this marker); Venegas Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple – Lodge #17
Gandolfo Theater Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
2. Gandolfo Theater Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); E. F. Sanguinetti Home (about 400 feet away); Yuma City Hall (about 600 feet away); Robert G. Fowler (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Robert G. Fowler (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Yuma.
 
Categories. EntertainmentNotable Buildings
 
Gandolfo Theater image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 13, 2010
3. Gandolfo Theater
Marker is located at the far left of the building.
 
 
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