Thomaston Opera House

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Thomaston Opera House
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Thomaston Opera House is located in Connecticut
Thomaston Opera House
Location 153 Main St., Thomaston, Connecticut
Coordinates 41°40′23″N 73°4′32″W / 41.67306°N 73.07556°W / 41.67306; -73.07556Coordinates: 41°40′23″N 73°4′32″W / 41.67306°N 73.07556°W / 41.67306; -73.07556
Area less than one acre
Built 1883
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 72001319[1]
Added to NRHP April 26, 1972

The Thomaston Opera House is a historic performance venue at 153 Main Street in Thomaston, Connecticut. It is a large brick Romanesque structure, designed by Robert Hill of Waterbury and built in 1883-85. It was used as a venue for theatrical performances and social events until the 1930s, when it was converted for a time into a movie house. It was closed down due to safety code violations in the 1960s, and underwent restoration, reopening with town offices on the first floor and the theater continuing on the upper floor.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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