Historic Queens theater to reopen
posted by Michael Zoldessy on March 26, 2009 at 7:41 am
RIDGEWOOD, QUEENS, NY — It looks like the fight for the Ridgewood Theatre ended in success with plans to reopen it.
An encore is planned this summer for a former vaudeville theater in Queens.
Its new owners say the Ridgewood Theatre will reopen in July with a three-screen cinema and shops.
Read more at Newsday.
UPDATE 3/28: New York Times mention.
Here’s another article from the NY Post which gives a little more information:
Congratulations to all those on CT who have been fighting to keep this theatre viable.
It is a shame though, that both newspapers reported that the 1969 Ziegfeld was designed by an architect who died in 1942.
You all fought the good fight—and won!! Congratulations!