Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall The beautifully restored Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, opened in 1984, was originally the Portland Public Theatre, built in 1928. The Italian Rococo Revival architecture was said to be the national showcase of Rapp & Rapp, renowned Chicago theatre architects. Visitors are greeted by a 65 foot high "Portland" sign above the Broadway Marquee, which contains approximately 6,000 theatrical lights. The theatre features: Seating for 2,776. Orchesta pit for 15 and a choir loft. Dressing rooms for 90. Portable, flexible acoustical shell. Entrance access on both the Broadway and Park Blocks. The Arlene Schnitzer Hall is home to the Oregon Symphony, White Bird Dance Company, Portland Arts & Lectures, and many more local performing arts groups.