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The Hippodrome Theatre


Hippodrome (Old Post Office) 1 Gainesville FL

The Hippodrome Theatre (often referred to by residents as the Hipp) is a regional professional theatre in downtown Gainesville, Florida, United States. It was founded in 1973 by local actors theater. The address is 25 Southeast 2nd Place. The Hippodrome provides arts education for all ages, including classes & camps, in-school programs, workshops and behind-the-scenes opportunities for adults.

The building itself was completed in 1911, and served as a U.S. Post Office (on the first floor) and a Courthouse of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida (on the second floor). It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 1979, NRIS #79000659.

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29.65195000, -82.32318056

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Hippodrome Theater; Post Office; Courthouse; Professional theater; Alachua County (Fl); Theaters --- Florida --- Gainesville.; Images


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