Sylvan Theater Historic District

In Greenwood Park on W side of 45th St., 1 block S of jct. with Grand Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa

Historic Document

Sylvan Theater Historic District is located in Polk County, Iowa certified as a historic location on Tuesday August 15, 1995. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Recreation And Culture, more specifically a Outdoor Recreation, Theater. Sylvan Theater Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Social History, Entertainment/Recreation, Landscape Architecture.

Sylvan Theater Historic District Information

Other Name: Greenwood Park Outdoor Theater
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1931, 1933, 1937
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bartholomew, Harland, Associates; Robinson, Francis Asbury
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Sylvan Theater Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 40
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Des Moines Historic Locations Polk County Historic Locations Iowa Historic Locations