Tuesday, November 01, 2005
New Albany's Opera House - Did You Know?
Did you know that New Albany had an Opera House? Built in 1866 in a city that at the time was the leading industrial and commercial center of the state. The next time you are cruising down Spring Street, take a look to your right when you get to Pearl. It’s the same building – altered significantly – but that is our Opera House.
A fire damaged the building in about 1939. A re-model followed soon after the fire, leaving us with the building we have today. The biggest change, of course, was the removal of the top floor.