Spalding Hotel and Lyceum Theater, Duluth, Minnesota

This is a view looking northeast to downtown Duluth. Superior Street is visible at the right. The large, dark building in the center of the shot is the Spalding Hotel. The building across from the Spalding with the scaffolding is the Lyceum Theater under construction. The Spalding opened in June of 1889. The 1,500 seat Lyceum opened in August of 1891. They are across Superior Street from each other at Fifth Avenue West. The hotel came down in 1963, the theater in 1966.

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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