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El Portal Theatre

"The Gateway"

 

— 310 Fremont Street —

 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
1. El Portal Theatre Marker
Inscription.  
Built • 1927-28
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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1928.
 
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); Birth of Downtown Las Vegas
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By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
2. El Portal Theatre Marker
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(about 600 feet away); Fremont Street (about 700 feet away); County Courthouses (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
3. El Portal Theatre
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By Bill Kirchner, September 26, 2011
4. El Portal Theatre
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 673 times since then and 11 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.

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