Egyptian Theatre, Boise
Movie theater in Boise, Idaho, United States
View of the south and east elevations
in the early 1970s
|Location||700 West Main Street|
|Architect||Frederick C. Hummel of Tourtellotte & Hummel|
|NRHP reference No.||74000724|
|Added to NRHP||November 21, 1974|
The Egyptian Theatre is a theatre and concert venue in the western United States, located in Boise, Idaho. It has also been known as the Ada Theater (Boise is the seat of Ada County). Inaugurated 93 years ago in 1927, it is the oldest theatre in the city. When it opened, the local press wrote that it "embodies the characteristic features of the land of the Nile, from the truncated pyramids which form the great pylons, to the lotus bud pillars with their ornate frescoes." The great lotus pillars flanking the screen are based on those of Karnak. The theatre has been renovated by Conrad Schmitt Studios.
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