The Egyptian Theatre (Boise, Idaho)
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General view of the south and east elevations
|Architect||Tourtellotte & Hummel; Hummel, Frederick C.|
|NRHP Reference #||74000724|
|Added to NRHP||November 21, 1974|
The Egyptian Theatre is surrounded by urban legend and Boise history that makes this building a tour of Boise history and a cornerstone of the society scene.[clarification needed]
The theater's architecture is of the Egyptian revival style, inspired by the newly discovered King Tut's tomb. Over time, the structure underwent various changes. In 1999, it was remodeled once again after the original building.
The theater is architecturally significant as one of the few surviving theaters from the grand cinema and movie palace era in Boise.
- National Park Service (2006-03-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Historic American Buildings Survey: Ada Theatre". Retrieved 2007-01-11.
- Paul, Aaron (9 September 2013). "I rented out the Egyptian theater in downtown Boise to live stream the next episode. Who's coming with me? It's free. It's fun. #YeahBitch.". Twitter.
- Official website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. ID-3, "Ada Theatre, 700 Main Street, Boise, Ada County, ID"
- Boise Classic Movies
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