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We can eliminate York Opera House as a possible AKA for the York Theatre. A book published by the York Chamber of Commerce in 1945 says that the Opera House was located on Beaver Street.
The book also gives the names and addresses of all seven movie theaters that were operating in York in 1945: Capitol Theatre, 52 North George Street; Hiway Theatre, 730 West Market Street; Rialto Theatre, 121 West Market Street; Ritz Theatre, 28 South George Street; Southern Theatre, 30 East Jackson Street; Strand Theatre, 50 North George Street; and York Theatre, 525 East Market Street.
A book published about 1918 said that York then had ten theaters, including the Opera House and a theater presenting Keith vaudeville. It gave the names of only seven of them, though: the York Opera House, the Jackson, the Hippodrome, the Scenic, the Orpheum, and the Wizard.
Here is the official web site of the York Little Theatre.
Lakewood Street appears to have gotten its name after this theater was built. Here’s an item from the “Construction Notes” section of the trade journal Paint, Oil and Drug Review of November 11, 1914:
“Detroit. Mich.—Vacant property at the northwest corner of Jefferson and Oneida avenues has been sold by Mrs. Bertha Cutler to a syndicate which will erect a $77,000 theater. Plans for the theater, which will be known as the Lakewood, are being prepared by Bernard Thulen.”
There is a page for the Lakewood Theatre at Water Winter Wonderland.
The correct form the the architectural firm’s name is Van Ryn & DeGelleke. Henry J. Van Ryn and Gerrit DeGelleke specialized in institutional projects, especially schools, and the Jackson might have been their only foray into the design of commercial theaters.
Ron, the furniture store probably is the location of the Roxy. This pair of photos of Caldwell’s Main Street in 1942 and 2011 shows the Roxy in the 700 block of Main, a few doors west of Kimball Avenue.
The web page I linked to in my previous comment says that the Warburton Building was at 45 Warburton Avenue, and that it was demolished in the 1970s. The theater was just north of Philipse Manor Hall, a colonial era building that is still standing at the corner of Warburton and Dock Street.
This web page has a timeline for the Chief Theatre, and one photograph.
I suspect that the reason Google Maps is putting its pin icon several blocks from this theater’s actual location is either because of the “or” in the address, or because the zip code is wrong. Changing it to 237-239 E. Center St., Pocatello, ID 83201 might help.
I’ve moved Street View to the correct location. The interesting detailing on the side wall near the front of the building is probably a remnant of the original design. The facade must date from the renovations after the 1939 fire.
Here is a photo of the Auditorium as it originally appeared, from a book published in 1908.
This web page has some information about the Auditorium Theatre and a colorized postcard depicting it.
The June, 1954, bulletin of the IATSE, district 1, said that the Crest Theatre had just installed CinemaScope, inaugurating its new screen with “Knights of the Round Table.”
The address listed here doesn’t match up with the description of the theater. The address of the bridal and formal wear shop mentioned in the introduction as being on the theater’s site is 149 N. Main Street. The address 165 N. Main is the corner building, which most recently housed a restaurant called Annie’s Subs, Salads and Pizza, which is now closed.
I’m a bit confused by the description. Was the Capitol’s auditorium in the brick building still standing along Lewis Street? If it was, then the destruction wall with the pilasters along the parking lot must have been the interior wall of the Orpheum Theatre’s auditorium.
The Dallas Public Library’s Interstate Theatres Collection includes 15 sheets of plans for the Cameo Theatre in Plano. They are dated June 16, 1969, and November 3, 1969. The architect was Jack H. Morgan.
The Dallas Public Library’s Interstate Theatres Collection includes 16 sheets of plans for the Westwood Theatre by architects Bridges, Campbell & Associates, dated March 24, 1966. John M. Bridges, Jr and George F. Campbell, Jr, were the principals of the firm, according to the 1962 AIA Directory.
The Dallas Public Library’s Interstate Theatres Collection includes four sheets of plans for the Medallion Theatre in Dallas, by architect Jack H. Morgan. They are dated October 24, 1968, so construction probably began not long after that date.
Like many of the multiplexes built by the Consolidated Theatres chain, the Majestic 20 was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
The Muvico Village 12 was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
The correct address is 227 Griffith Street.
Our Town Cinemas was created in renovated retail space. The project was designed by Charlotte, NC, firm ADW Architects.
The EpiCentre Theaters project was designed by the Charlotte architectural firm ADW Architects.
Consolidated opened the White Oak Stadium 14 in 2006. The project was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
Mayfaire Town Center Cinemas 16 was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
The Birkdale Stadium 16 was originally operated by the Eastern Federal circuit under the name Movies @ Birkdale. It opened in May, 2001, and was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects. The Eastern Federal chain was taken over by Regal in 2005.
The New Town Cinemas 12 was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
The Commerce Center 18 was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
The Columbiana Grande was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.
Southpoint Cinemas was designed by the Charlotte, NC, architectural firm ADW Architects.