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Kiel Opera House

  • Also Known As: Municipal Auditorium
  • Also Known As: Kiel Center

  • Address: 1400 Market St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1934/04/14 Boaz-Kiel Construction Co Contractor Constructed by the Keil-Boaz Construction Co (former Mayor Kiel's own construction company), Municipal Auditorium and Community Center is dedicated.
1934/04/14 Henry W Kiel Architect Constructed by the Keil-Boaz Construction Co (former Mayor Kiel's own construction company), Municipal Auditorium and Community Center is dedicated.
1934/04/14 LaBeaume and Klein Architect Constructed by the Keil-Boaz Construction Co (former Mayor Kiel's own construction company), Municipal Auditorium and Community Center is dedicated.
1965/06/20 Frank Sinatra Performer At The Kiel Opera House, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr with Johnny Carson as the emcee (subbing for Joey Bishop who was out with a bad back) perform their only televised concert together during the heyday of the Rat Pack.
1978/07/11 The Rolling Stones Performers The Rolling Stones play one sold-out show at the Kiel Opera House. With Bill Graham as the tour promoter, the Stones give a stripped back, minimal stage show emphasizing the music.

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Particulars for Kiel Opera House:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Criteria Historic Event
Material Indiana Limestone
Material Limestone
Owner Local
Historic Use Music Facility
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Building Design Opera House
Area of Significance Performing Arts



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 11th February 2000

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Kiel Opera House
Registry Address: 1400 Market St.
Registry Number: 00000016
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Local
Architect: LaBeaume and Klein; Keil-Boaz Construction Co.
Architectural Style: Classical revival
Area in Acres: 6
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Performing arts, Community Planning and Development
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1934
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Music facility
Current Function: Vacant, not in use, Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Sport facility

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