|Address||6 N Laurel Street|
|Architect||Marcellus Wright Sr., Charles M. Robinson|
|Owned by||City of Richmond|
|Opened||Oct. 28, 1927|
|Other names||ACCA Temple Shrine, the Mosque|
|Part of||Monroe Park Historic District (#84003572)|
July 05, 1984
The Altria Theater in Richmond, Virginia, United States is a theater at the southwest corner of Monroe Park, the largest venue of Richmond CenterStage's performing arts complex. Formerly known as The Mosque and The Landmark, the Altria was constructed in 1926 to be used by the Shriners as the ACCA Temple Shrine. The city purchased the building in the 1940s and refurbished it between 1994 and 1995. In 1995 the name was officially changed from The Mosque to Landmark Theater. After a $10 million renovation gift from the company, the theater was officially dubbed the Altria Theater. It is currently a very popular venue, hosting a number of big-name musical and theatrical performers each year.
- Theater capacity: 3,565 seats
- Ballroom capacity: 1,100 persons
- Ballroom dimensions: 18,000 square feet (1,700 m2)
- "Monroe Park Historic District National Register Nomination". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 3 July 2011.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Daily Press, April 14, 1997
- Landmark Theater
- Private page with many pictures and detailed information about historic performances
- Landmark Theater information page
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