After 13 years of darkness, the restored Princess illuminates downtown Harriman once again.
After 13 years of darkness, the restored Princess illuminates downtown Harriman once again.
421 North Roane Street | Harriman, TN | 37748
421 North Roane Street | Harriman, TN | 37748
Interior views of Princess auditorium taken before the 1939 grand opening.  These are the only known images of the historic interior.
Interior views of Princess auditorium taken before the 1939 grand opening. These are the only known images of the historic interior.
View of the auditorium prior to restoration.  Although not evident, peeling paint left ghost traces of the original paint scheme in some areas.
View of the auditorium prior to restoration. Although not evident, peeling paint left ghost traces of the original paint scheme in some areas.
The original patterns and colors of the walls and ceilings were restored using historic photos and paint samples.  The decorative pendant lights are originals, restored as part of the project.
The original patterns and colors of the walls and ceilings were restored using historic photos and paint samples. The decorative pendant lights are originals, restored as part of the project.
Pre-restoration view of the auditorium from the stage.
Pre-restoration view of the auditorium from the stage.
View of restored auditorium from the stage.
View of restored auditorium from the stage.
The facades of the Princess Theatre and the adjoining buildings were restored to their original appearance.  The Marquee was reconfigured to its original shape.
The facades of the Princess Theatre and the adjoining buildings were restored to their original appearance. The Marquee was reconfigured to its original shape.