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Burett H. Stephens

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DescriptionWell-known local architect who worked on multiple Wilmington theaters
Associated Venues
NameRole
Bijou 205 N. Front, Wilmington, NC architect (12/8/1911*)
Victoria 129-131 Market, Wilmington, NC architect (4/7/1913*)
Royal 119 N. Front, Wilmington, NC architect (10/22/1914)

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Fine New Theatre - Bijou
    Wilmington Dispatch - 12/8/1911
    Tags: airdome; architect; balcony; manager; proposed theater; purpose-built movie theater; seating capacity
  2. New Theatre Building - Victoria
    Wilmington Dispatch - 4/7/1913
    Tags: architect; ladies and children; manager; proposed theater; seating capacity; vaudeville; ventilation
  3. Builds Theatre - Howard and Wells to Lease House to be Erected by Schuster on Front - Airdome
    Wilmington Dispatch - 10/22/1914
    Tags: architect; manager; proposed theater; seating capacity; vaudeville
  4. Howard And Wells Buy Theatre Site
    Wilmington Dispatch - 4/24/1915
    Tags: architect; balcony; fire; proposed theater; renovation; seating capacity; ventilation
  5. Contract is Awarded
    Wilmington Dispatch - 5/4/1915
    Tags: architect; proposed theater; purpose-built movie theater
  6. Contract Closed
    Wilmingoton Star - 7/2/1915
    Tags: architect; company; proposed theater
  7. Royal Opening Tomorrow - architect
    Wilmington Star - 12/17/1916
    Tags: admission price; architect; balcony; company; renovation; re-opening; vaudeville
  8. Colony is Closed - Theatre Began as the Victoria - No Plans For Old Structure
    Wilmington Star - 10/31/1974
    Tags: actualities; alias; architect; band or orchestra; closing; company; feature film; film title; hotel; manager; name change; renovation; re-opening; seating capacity; sound films; vaudeville
  9. The Colony Comes Down - Victoria - alias
    Wilmington Star - 4/24/1975
    Tags: alias; architect; company; feature film; film title; manager; name change; renovation; seating capacity; sound films; vaudeville