Documenting the American South


Going to the Show


36 S. Tryon, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 3/31/1919* - unknown
Performance Types movies , vaudeville
Capacity 1200 (1919*)
Racial Policy presumed segregated (1919*)
Descriptionseating capacity 1,200. 5 piece orchestra. modern ventilating system. admission prices: 10 cents children, 20 cents adults.
Building Notesbalcony
Associated Persons
Cobb, A.H. manager
Melver, W.J. manager (1919*)
Associated Organizations
S.A. Lynch Enterprise, Inc unknown (1919*)
Southern Enterprises, Inc. unknown (1919*)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Imperial Opens Doors Monday
    The Charlotte News - 3/30/1919
    Tags: admission price; band or orchestra; company; film title; hours of operation; manager; opening notice; seating capacity; vaudeville; ventilation
  2. Imperial Announces Change - Admission price increase
    The Charlotte News - 11/23/1919
    Tags: admission price; band or orchestra; children; film title; organ