Dave Hoekstra’s Nocturnal Journal: Preserving Movie Palaces

Listen to Dave Hoekstra’s Independence Day edition of the Nocturnal Journal with a look at the efforts of the Elmhurst-based Theatre Historical Society of America. Executive Director Richard Fosbrink and […]

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Gary Martinez of Martinez + Johnson Architecture on Historic Theatre Restoration

From the Preservation Nation Blog: In the upcoming Summer 2015 issue of Preservation, we take a peek behind the curtain at the newly renovated Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Seized […]

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Four Norfolk Theatres!

  <meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> Another busy day in Virginia! Today we visited the Norfolk area and the Attucks Theatre, Chrysler Hall, Roper Performing Arts Center, and the Wells Theatre. […]

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So Far We Visited 12 Theatres in 2 Days, Including Richmond’s Carpenter Theatre

The Loews Carpenter Theater at 6th and Grace streets in Richmond is a handsome example of movie palace architecture of the 1920s. Designed by the renowned theater architect John Eberson, […]

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Greetings From Richmond & Conclave Theatre Tour 2015!

Greetings From Richmond! THS begins the 2015 Conclave Theatre Tour today. This exciting trip will take us to historic theatres across the state. This afternoon our group will enjoy a […]

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1st Nickelodeon Opened on This Day in 1905

On this day in 1905 the first ‘Nickelodeon’ opened! It was located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and developed by the showman Harry Davis. The storefront theater had 96 seats and charged […]

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West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail

Our friends in West Virginia have a great website for the West Virginia Historic Theatres Trail – The West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail was born in 2007 when a Preserve […]

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Historic Colonial Theatre in Laconia New Hampshire to be Sold

“Thanks to an historic announcement Monday, 2015 will likely be remembered in the City on the Lakes as the year the historic Colonial Theatre was reborn at the age of […]

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News From Detroit’s Historic Alger Theatre

          Great News From Detroit! For the first time in 30 years, Detroit’s historic Alger Theater screened a film in the Art Deco movie house that […]

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Restoration of 103 Year-Old Mural at historic Lyric Theatre

AL.com reports on the restoration of Birmingham, Alabam’s historic Lyric Theatre. “It’s not often you get a chance to see huge 38 foot long, 9 foot high work of art […]

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