Las Vegas in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
El Portal Theatre
Architect: Charles Alexander MacNelledge
Opened June 21, 1928
This building was Las Vegas' cultural center for many years. Its 700 seat auditorium and elegant Spanish motif lobby were used for films, plays, music recitals, vaudeville shows, and high school graduations and other social events.
Location. 36° 10.199′ N, 115° 8.525′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from Fremont Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 Fremont Street, Las Vegas NV 89101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neon / Atomic Testing (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Hotel Court (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flame Restaurant (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aladdin's Lamp (about 400 feet away); Nevada Motel (about 500 feet away); Fremont Street (about 700 feet away); County Courthouses Historic Preservation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
Also see . . . Architecture Studies Library, UNLV. More detail information on building and interior photos. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.