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Theater Updates

In light of the recent demolition of the Boyd Theatre in Philadelphia, I thought I’d post an update for some of the theaters I’ve visited over the years.

View from the balcony of the Loew's Kings Theatre during renovation.

View from the balcony of the Loew’s Kings Theatre during renovation.

The Loew’s Kings Theatre in Brooklyn has undergone a $94 million restoration, and will reopen as a performing arts center in late 2014/early 2015.

The large mirrors in the Boyd's lobby are some of the art deco features that will be preserved.

The large mirrors in the…

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The OKLA Theatre - McAlester, Oklahoma

The OKLA Theatre – McAlester, Oklahoma

View from the balcony of the auditorium.

View from the balcony of the auditorium.

The OKLA Theatre opened on July 10, 1931 in McAlester, Oklahoma. It was built on the site of the Palace Theatre, which burned down in December of 1930. Wallace Wilkerson, the owner of the theater building, hired architect W. Scott Dunn to build a new theater on a budget of $50,000. Dunn converted the existing cinema walls into a partial atmospheric style…

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untitled on Flickr.Paramount Theatre Marshall, TX

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Paramount Theatre Marshall, TX


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Paramount Theatre - Marshall, TXView of the auditorium from the main level.
Delayed and over budget, the Paramount Theatre in…View Post

Paramount Theatre - Marshall, TX

View of the auditorium from the main level.

Delayed and over budget, the Paramount Theatre in…

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February Exhibition and Lecture UpdateThe lobby and main level of this theater have been used as a grocery store since the late 1960s.
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February Exhibition and Lecture Update

The lobby and main level of this theater have been used as a grocery store since the late 1960s.

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Snapshot: Empress TheatrePost 3 in the Snapshot Series  - Occasionally in my travels I come across a theater that I can’t…View Post

Snapshot: Empress Theatre

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Metropolitan Opera House Philadelphia, PA(via Snapshot: Metropolitan Opera House)

Metropolitan Opera House Philadelphia, PA(via Snapshot: Metropolitan Opera House)


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Saw an an old friend while reading comics on the subway.

Saw an an old friend while reading comics on the subway.


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And Now for Something (kind of) DifferentB&W Image from the Loew’s Collection, American Theatre Architecture Archive, Theatre Historical…View Post

And Now for Something (kind of) Different

B&W Image from the Loew’s Collection, American Theatre Architecture Archive, Theatre Historical…

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End of Summer Print SaleEmbassy Theatre Port Chester, NY
Summer is coming to an end, and since I spent quite a bit of my…View Post

End of Summer Print Sale

Embassy Theatre Port Chester, NY

Summer is coming to an end, and since I spent quite a bit of my…

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