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THS Treasures – Press Photos From The Archives

Press photos show more than the celebrities of the day. They can also serve as gateways to moments in history that shape our experiences to this day. This photo is […]

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The Theatre on Your Street: NYCEDC Restoration of Kings Theatre

In honor of Preservation Month we are sharing the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s summary of the Kings Theatre Restoration. “The restoration and expansion of this architectural jewel reestablishes […]

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Theatre Architecture & Theatre Preservation With the THS Archives

Did you know the THS Archives can help you with your theatre preseration and research projects? You can find information for theatre architecture. architectural restoration, to help gain landmark status, […]

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Inside Brooklyn’s King’s Theatre

Here’s a wonderful story about some passionate theatre enthusiasts. Read the NY Times article about some very special furniture and the amazing journey of restoration at the Kings Theartre. “When […]

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On the Screen: The Roxy!

Explore the Ben Hall collection’s selection of stage show photos from the Roxy Theatre. When Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel built the Roxy Theatre in Times Square, he set out to make […]

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Is there a Cinerama theatre near you?

Cinerama was a novel film process developed to create a unique experience at a time when movie theatres were beginning to feel the effects of television’s popularity. The brainchild of engineer […]

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Theatre Postcards: Treasures From the THS Archives

Besides being fun and interesting to browse, the THS archives can help you document the architectural, social and cultural history of the theatres you love! Information and materials in the […]

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Happy 100th Birthday Maryland Theatre!

Happy 100th Birthday to the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown! The Maryland Theatre was built in 1915, at a cost of about $200,000 by the Potomac Realty Company. Designed by Harry […]

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THS is blogging with Cinema Treasures!

The THS archives and Cinema Treasures website are a wonderful combination of resources for historic theatre enthusiasts. Along with the beautiful photographs and overviews of so many theatres at Cinema […]

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Treasures From the THS Archives: Motion Picture News Trade Publication

  Motion Picture News was a film exhibitor’s trade publication that came about through the 1913 merging of Moving Picture News and The Exhibitor’s Times. From the front cover alone, […]

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