Homestead in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Seminole Theater
City of Homestead Historic Landmark
This building, originally constructed in 1921, was subsequently restored in 1940 with an Art Deco facade following a devastating fire. The theatre was mainly used as a movie house until it closed its doors following a near total loss as a result of Hurricane Andrew. Subsequent expansion includes addition of a north wing and a south building.
Erected 1995 by City of Homestead Historic Preservation Board.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Art Deco series list.
Location. 25° 28.213′ N, 80° 28.649′ W. Marker is in Homestead, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker is at the intersection of North Krome Avenue (State Road 997) and West Mowry Drive, on the right when traveling south on North Krome Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 N Krome Ave, Homestead FL 33030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Historic Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Landmark Hotel (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hotel Redland (about 500 feet away); Redland District (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. James Archer Smith House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lindeman-Johnson House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homestead.
Also see . . . Homestead kicks off renovations to 1920s Seminole Theater. The City of Homestead held a ceremony to announce major interior renovations to the Seminole Theater. City taxpayers voted for a $5 million dollar bond issue. (Submitted on May 15, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 384 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on May 2, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 15, 2015, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.