The Mishler Theatre has been the site of entertainment for generations of Blair County residents.
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Opera House Block

Credit: Courtesy of the Altoona Community Theatre & BCAF

Opened on February 15, 1906, the opulent Mishler Theatre boasted gilt ceilings and chandeliers, a massive 84-foot-wide stage, seating for 1,900 patrons on three levels, and an early version of air conditioning to keep patrons cool in the summer.

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