Gadsden Municipal Amphitheater – Gadsden AL

Description

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Gadsden Municipal Amphitheater in 1935. Built from locally sourced stone, the facility was designed by Alabama architect Paul W. Hofferbert. The WPA cost was $17,316.00. The structure is still in service today and was renamed Mort Glosser Amphitheater. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

Source notes

Gadsden Theater, National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form, 1988, (https://www.webcitation.org/6O1ySID65), accompanying photos (https://www.webcitation.org/6O1yT3BpS), accessed November 15, 2017.

City of Gadsden, (http://www.cityofgadsden.com/Facilities/Facility/Details/5), accessed November 15, 2017.

11 New Deal Structures in Alabama, (http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2017/07/11_stunning_stone_structures_b.html), accessed November 15, 2017.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on November 16, 2017.

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Location Info


90 Walnut St
Gadsden, AL

Coordinates: 34.0080754, -86.00133420000003

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