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Embassy Theatre
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Embassy Theatre, April 2010
Location 6 South Main Street, Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1927
Architect Albert Douglas Hill
Haverstick-Borthwick Co.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP reference No. 98000899

The Embassy Theatre is a historic theatre building located on South Main Street in Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania. It is a 1927 motion picture / vaudeville theatre, and is an excellent surviving example of theatre architecture of the 1920s. The original National Theatre building was built in 1916, and gutted in 1927 to be rebuilt as the Embassy. The front facade features eclectic Colonial Revival details. It has a rectangular marquee measuring 33 feet, 6 inches, by 10 feet, 6 inches, overall. The theatre closed in 1981, and is currently non operational and is undergoing restoration.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

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