Coleman Theatre, The
Originally named The Coleman Theatre Beautiful, the now, Coleman Theatre is located at 103 N Main, on Route 66 in historic downtown Miami. The Coleman Theatre was built by George L. Coleman Sr in 1929 at a cost of $600,000 and was designed by the Boller Brothers of Kansas City, Missouri. In 1983 is was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The exterior architecture is Spanish Mission Revival, with Terra Cotta Gargoyles and other handcrafted figures adorning the buildings facade. The elegant Louis XV includes gold leaf trim, silk damask panels, stained glass panels, carved mahogany staircase and decorative plaster moldings and railings.
'The Mighty Wurlitzer', the original Pipe Organ, returned to The Coleman after being restored, refurbished and enhanced and continues to entertain audiences on a regular basis.
Numerous family fun activities occur at The Coleman Theatre and Ballroom including ballet, musical and theatre performances, silent movies, receptions and conferences. It is a must see Miami attraction where free guided tours are offered Monday through Saturday (times vary).