New York Movie Theatres (page 3)

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Suffolk Theatre
Riverhead, NY
The Suffolk Theatre opened in 1933 and closed in 1987. In 2005, restoration of the theatre was begun. These photos are from 2007. In 2013, the theatre reopened as a live performance and restaurant space. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Little Theatre
Rochester, NY
The Little Theatre opened in 1929 with silent movies. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Orpheum Theatre
Saugerties, NY
The Orpheum Theatre was built in 1890 as a vaudeville house. Movies were introduced in the 1930s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Rivoli Theatre
South Fallsburg, NY
Joylan Theatre
Springville, NY
The Rivoli Theatre was built in 1923. It was expanded in the 1930s with a remodeled entrance and Art Deco touches. The theatre was renovated in 2002-2003 and is used for live performances. In 2012, it was announced that movies will be shown again as well. For more, see this website. [map]

The Joylan Theatre opened in 1949 and is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

Lane Theatre
Staten Island, NY
Paramount Theatre
Staten Island, NY
The Lane Theatre was designed by John Eberson and opened in 1938. It was remodeled in 1977 and closed in 1989. In more recent years, the theatre was used for concerts and became "The EleMent" nightclub. The nightclub closed in 2001. This photo is from 2009 when renovations had begun to convert the space into Uncle Vinnie's Comedy Club. Since 2012, the building has housed the Crossroads Church. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Paramount Theatre was designed by Rapp & Rapp and opened in 1930. In 1961, the theatre was renovated and reopened as the New Paramount Theatre. In the 1980s, the building was used as a nightclub and for rock concerts. The building has remained vacant since the late 1980s and the seats have been removed. This photo is from 2009. The theatre was nearly demolished but in 2009, renovation work began. The efforts stopped a year later but in 2016, work began again to convert the building into a restaurant and catering hall. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Suffern Theatres:
Lafayette Theatre

Palace Theater
Syracuse, NY
The Palace Theater was built in 1924. In addition to films, the theatre is now used for live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Landmark Theatre
Syracuse, NY
The Landmark Theatre was designed by Thomas W. Lamb and built in 1928. It was originally known as Loew's State Theatre and later as the Loew's Theater. In the late 1970s, it became the Landmark Theatre. By the 1950s, the theatre was in bad shape and in 1975 it was threatened with demolition. But it was saved through community efforts, largely by SALT (Syracuse Area Landmark Theatre). Concerts and Broadway shows are offered at the theatre while restoration work is still underway. Although the marquee was replaced in the 1950s, the box office is original. The Landmark is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Proctor's Theatre
Troy, NY
Proctor's Theatre was originally known as Proctor's Fourth Street Theatre when it opened in 1914. It was originally a vaudeville house, adding movies later. It closed in 1977 and has remained vacant since then. These photos are from 2010. By 2016, the marquee sign had been removed and replaced with a canopy style sign with backlit plastic letters. The theatre remains vacant while the rest of the building is used for office and retail space. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Stanley Theatre
Utica, NY
Grand Theatre
Wellsville, NY
The Stanley Theatre was designed by Thomas Lamb and built in 1928. It closed in the early 1970s and was saved in 1974. Over $4.5 million has been spent on restoration of the lavish theatre so far. It was briefly renamed the Stanley Performing Arts Center before reverting to the original name in 2005. For more, see this website. [map]

The Grand Theatre opened as the Babcock Theatre in 1919. The building was restyled in the 1930s. In the 1980s, the theatre was known as the Lin-Ray Twin. In 2004, it was renamed the Grand Theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

Center Theatre
Woodbourne, NY
The Center Theatre was built in 1938. It is also known as the Peace Theatre. The lobby is decorated with the Woodstock Peace Painting, a large mural painted in the 1970s after the Woodstock music festival. The theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. However, it has been closed for many years. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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