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The original theater building, Mortensen Hall, seats 2,800 and was designed by the architectural firm of Corbett, Harrison and MacMurray, designers of New York's Radio City Music Hall. It was built with a traditional Georgian Revival exterior and rich Art Deco interior. The cornerstone was laid October 16, 1928 at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Trinity Street, along with a sealed copper box containing: 1928 Hartford City Directory, issues of the Hartford Courant and Hartford Times, writings of Horace Bushnell, a record of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Memorial, a copy of the CT General Statutes and samples of U.S. currency. (Wikipedia)

Wikipedia The_Bushnell_Center_for_the_Performing_Arts
Capacity 2800
Address 166 Capitol Street , Hartford, CT, USA
Architect Corbett, Harrison and MacMurray
Opening year 1930
Official website https://bushnell.org/