Chrysler Hall

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Chrysler Hall
Chrysler Hall (Norfolk).jpg
Address215 Saint Pauls Boulevard
Norfolk, Virginia
United States
Coordinates36°51′7.5″N 76°17′10.9″W / 36.852083°N 76.286361°W / 36.852083; -76.286361Coordinates: 36°51′7.5″N 76°17′10.9″W / 36.852083°N 76.286361°W / 36.852083; -76.286361
OwnerCity of Norfolk
TypeConcert hall
Broadway in Norfolk, Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Norfolk Forum, the Virginia Arts Festival, the Virginia Ballet, and the Generic Theatre

Chrysler Hall is the premier performing arts venue in Norfolk, Virginia, located in the downtown section of the city. Built in 1972 and located next to the Norfolk Scope arena, the venue is home to the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Ballet and hosts Broadway plays while serving as Norfolk's primary theater and concert venue. The venue also contains a studio theater in the lower levels of the complex that serves as the current home of the Generic Theater. The City of Norfolk owns and operates the venue.[1][2]

It was originally designed by Pier Luigi Nervi and local architects.[3]


  1. ^ Parramore, Thomas C.; Stewart, Peter C.; Bogger, Tommy L. (29 January 2000). Norfolk: The First Four Centuries - Thomas C. Parramore, Peter C. Stewart, Tommy L. Bogger - Google Books. ISBN 9780813919881. Retrieved 2012-10-27.
  2. ^ "The Virginian-Pilot Archives". 2002-04-16. Retrieved 2012-10-27.
  3. ^ "Design Concepts Revealed for a New Norfolk Performing Arts Facility & Renovated Chrysler Hall". Retrieved 22 February 2020.

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