Abandoned America’s Gallery of Historic Theatres

posted by ThrHistoricalSociety on August 17, 2015 at 3:19 pm


You’ll be moved by Abandoned America’s gallery of historic theatres and might be be inspired to renovate a theatre in your neighborhood! There are also galleries dedicated to the Victory Theatre, the Variety Theatre, the Donnely Theater*, and the Lansdowne Theatre.

All of the photographs and unattributed text on the Abandoned America site is by Matthew Christopher. When you visit the site you can click the thumbnails below the main image to expolore the theatres in more visual detail.

Are you a shutter bug? Abandoned America sometimes offers photography workshops. You can find more information about the workdshops on their website.

Meanwhile, enjoy the photos and the descriptions of the theatres, like the text with the Victory Theatre photos by Mat Lambros. There is also a link to puchase some of the photographs.

Follow this link to enjoy the images: http://www.abandonedamerica.us/the-last-blackout-an-end

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ABOUT THEATRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Founded by Ben Hall in 1969, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) celebrates, documents and promotes the architectural, cultural and social relevance of America’s historic theatres. Through its preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, its signature publication Marquee™ and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres.

Learn more about historic theatres on our website at www.historictheatres.org

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MPol on August 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm

What a beautiful-looking theatre! Love that picture!

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