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Lyric Theater, Stuart, Florida



Twisted column


Spanish tile or mission tile with board providing shouldering in place of mortar. Soffit with open boarding to allow ventilation of roof above.


Proscenium arch and proscenium wall. Ghost light on stage. Rinceau raised relief on proscenium arch.


Arabesque in bay on side wall.


Cushion capital.



Plaque recognizing donors by entrance.


Plaque recognizing donors.


Additional Sources

Florida Heritage Tourism Interactive Catalog:  1926. Mediterranean Revival, Beaux-Arts elements. John N. Sherwood, architect. 2 stories. Played a very important social and recreational function in Stuart before World War II. Presently a performing arts theater. (Accessed July 20, 2018).

National Register of Historic, Lyric Theatre (added 1993 – – #93001204) , 59 SW. Flagler Ave. , Stuart
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Casto, Mark, Sherwood, John
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater
(Accessed July 20, 2018).