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Kahl Building/Capitol Theater

Identification

Kahl Building/Capitol Theater
130239

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
steel
terra-cotta
neo-classicism

Usage

commercial office theater/opera

Facts

  • The building as a whole is indicative of Davenport's aspirations in the 1920's to create an urbane and sophisticated downtown.
  • The steel-framed building is clad in white terra-cotta, designed in a light Neo-Classical style with references to the Gothic or the Hispanic Plateresque.
  • The Kahl Building/Capitol Theater combines a 2,400-seat theater, designed by Rapp & Rapp, with a basement-level restaurant and office block above.
  • Donated to Scott Community College in December 1994 and later opened in fall of 1996 as the Kahl Educational Center to thousands of students to study.

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Location

320-336 West 3rd Street
326 West Third Street
52801
U.S.A.

Technical Data

44.50 m
44.50 m
10
1919
1920
$1,000,000

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