San Rafael in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Belrose Theater
the Cultural Affairs Commission
designated this building,
by virtue of its Gothic window,
historically & culturally
of major significance.
In 1913 St. Matthew's
German Evangelical Church
built this structure
at a cost of $5,000.
The Trinity Lutheran Church
bought it in 1942.
The Belrose Family purchased
the building in 1962 to serve
as a community theater,
a theatrical school, & as
the Belrose home.
Location. 37° 58.468′ N, 122° 31.953′ W. Marker is in San Rafael, California, in Marin County. Marker is on 5th Avenue near E Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1415 5th Avenue, San Rafael CA 94901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Falkirk Community Cultural Center (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gate House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission San Rafael Arcangel (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Dedication of the Lagunitas Road Bridge Marin County Civic Center (approx. 1.6 miles away); Greenbrae Brickyard Superintendent's Cottage (approx. 2.4 miles away); Green Brae Brick Kiln (approx. 2.5 miles away); Dixie Schoolhouse (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Rafael.
More about this marker. The marker is located to the immediate left of the building's entrance.
Also see . . .
1. The Belrose Theater. The theater's homepage. (Submitted on March 23, 2013.)
2. Cornerstones: The Belrose Theater. Dani Burlison's article in the Pacific Sun (10/12/2012) tells the story of the Belrose Theater. (Submitted on March 23, 2013.)
3. San Rafael's Belrose Finds Joy Amid Life's Thorns. The Marin Independent Journal (1/3/2012) profiles Margie Belrose, co-founder of the Belrose Theater. (Submitted on March 23, 2013.)
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