Gem Theatre / Steve's Corner Western Wear


Address: 1301 Washington Ave., Golden 80401

Built around 1912, it had a stepped parapet front and held the Golden Athletic Club on the second floor. During the summers, the theatre occasionally held lottery for free bags of groceries. The Gem Theatre was one of Golden's first silent movie houses.
Quad Map/Date: Golden, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S34, T3S, R70W
Elevation: 5600
Source: Norman, Cathleen, "Golden Old and New," p. 30. "Historic Preservation in Golden, Colorado," p. 38. Jefferson County Historical Commission, "From Scratch," p. 105.
Last Modified: Mon, December 3 2012
 


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