Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Palace Air Dome

86 Patton Ave., Asheville, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 1910* - unknown
Performance Types movies
Capacity 800 (1910*)
Racial Policy
Descriptionconverted dome from Alamo theater. leading vaudeville house in Asheville
NotesArticle mentioning the planned building of the air dome on Patton Ave. by Lynch the manager of the Palace Theater; theater to seat 800 people, first ad found May 10, 1910; change of ownership in 1912 to The Martin & Chalmers Co. of Richmond, VA
Building Notes
Associated Persons
Gibley, H manager
Associated Organizations

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Palace Air Dome - proposed theater
    Asheville Citizen - 4/3/1910
    Tags: airdome; manager; seating capacity; tent
  2. Palace Air Dome - Ad - first ad
    Asheville Citizen - 5/25/1910
    Tags: airdome; open-air screening; tent; vaudeville
  3. Palace Air Dome - change in ownership
    Asheville Citizen - 7/1/1912
    Tags: airdome; company; manager; open-air screening; tent; vaudeville