Capitole de Québec

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Théâtre Capitole de Québec
Québec - Capitole.jpg
Address 972, rue Saint-Jean
Quebec City, Quebec
Canada
Coordinates 46°48′46″N 71°12′50″W / 46.81290°N 71.21390°W / 46.81290; -71.21390
Designation National Historic Site of Canada[1]
Capacity 1106
Construction
Opened 1903[2]
Architect Walter S. Painter[2]
Website
lecapitole.com

The Capitole de Québec is a Beaux Arts-style theatre in Quebec, Quebec, Canada. It is located in Old Quebec on Place d'Youville. It was listed on the Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec in 1984, and became a National Historic Site of Canada in 1986.[1]

History[edit]

Constructed in 1903 based on plans by American architect Walter S. Painter, it was renovated in 1927 by Thomas W. Lamb. It was closed and abandoned in the late 1980s, and underwent a complete restoration in 1992.

Le Capitole was classified as a historic monument on May 3, 1984.[3] It was designated as a National Historic Site of Canada on November 14, 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Capitol Theatre / Quebec Auditorium. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2011-08-27.
  2. ^ a b "History: Le Capitole de Québec". Le Capitole de Québec. 2012. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Théâtre Capitole" (in French). Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. Retrieved 2011-08-04. 

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