Sunday, March 27, 2022

The Storied Success of The Alhambra Theater The building at the northwest corner of S. Harrison and Broadway in Shelbyville was constructed for The Alhambra Theater and now houses Elegant L. | photo by ANNA TUNGATE by DAVID CRAIG During the early 1900s, Shelbyville had become famous as a furniture manufacturing city. “Little Grand Rapids” was the nickname given to our town by the furniture industry. A Shelbyville businessman would also make Shelbyville famous in the young motion picture industry.

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