Imagine seeing a movie under the stars for a nickel or a vaudeville show. Such things could have happened indoors in Miami, especially if you were downtown at the Olympia Theater. Built in 1926 by Chicago architect John Eberson for Paramount Pictures, the Mediterranean Revival-style structure was one of many "atmospheric" theaters in the country, intended to transport the audience to another place and time through eye-catching murals, elaborate interior designs, and the illusion of clouds and a twinkling sky floating overhead. Replete with a Wurlitzer... More >>>