Landmark / Mosque Theatre, Richmond VA. shown above in a Richmond Times Dispatch photo
Former THS Board member Jim Johnson of Richmond VA sends this good news about a theatre seen on the 1992 Washington DC and Richmond THS Conclave. As the Mosque it was a Masonic Temple facility, a similar arrangement as the Fox, Atlanta and numerous Temple Theatres. The lodges would use the auditoriums for rituals but show movies at other times.
RICHMOND, Va. — As early as next month, what will eventually total more than $50 million in renovations could begin to Richmond’s historic Landmark Theater. Built in 1926, the theater formerly known as The Mosque was purchased by the city in the 1940s and got a facelift that was finished in 1995. . . .