Thielene Theater

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Little Theater
Street Address:
Comer of S. Main Street and Elm Street 087-02-03-21, Bamberg, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
5-66-60, 69
Date Surveyed:
Construction Date:
circa 1920
Historic Use:
Recreation & Culture
Current Use:
Recreation & Culture
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Roof Materials:
tar & gravel
Signficant Architectural Features:
1 story brick building, rectangular in plan. Front: a wide band of concrete outlines the stepped gable and sides of the front facade; the central math entrance is recessed and has 2 sets of glazed double doors; to the left of this math entrance is a shallow plate glass display window, to the right is a doorway with double panel doors flanked on either side by a narrow display window; above each of the windows and the right doorway is a soldier course; below sill level of the windows, the brickwork is stack header bond; the rest of the front is faced with brick laid in flemish bond; an L-shaped perpendicular sign extends from the top of the building down to the marquee. OUTBUILDINGS: none
Historical Information:
Only building of Art Deco style in Bamberg. This Theater is indicated on the 1922 and later Sanborn maps of Bamberg.
Source of Historical Information:
Sanborn Maps (1909, 1922, 1931)
Bamberg - City, 1979-1980
Archives Location:
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Bamberg County