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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Airway Drive-In on Jul 10, 2010 at 6:17 pm

The sign depicted a majorette (not a cheerleader). Her baton twirled but I don’t think she ever threw it and caught it. From the neon tubing, it appears that her legs also moved. Here is a nice photo from 2007:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/eggsngrits/415967991/

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Airway Drive-In on Jul 10, 2010 at 1:04 pm

This page shows a small photo of the old sign:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Winchester Drive-In on Jul 9, 2010 at 4:42 am

The opening year should be changed to 1968.

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Kitsap Lake Drive-In on Jul 8, 2010 at 6:56 pm

According to the city tax assessor and the Kitsap Lake Historical Society, this drive-in opened in 1953.

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Vogue Theater on Jul 1, 2010 at 4:02 am

A night photo from 2009:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Vogue Theater on Jul 1, 2010 at 3:57 am

My daytime photo from April 2010:
http://www.agilitynut.com/10/4/voguet.jpg

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Alhambra Theatre on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:24 pm

Also — a 2008 interior photo:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Alhambra Theatre on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:21 pm

2010 photo:
http://agilitynut.com/10/4/kyalham.jpg

And it should be listed as “open”.

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Princess Theatre on Jun 29, 2010 at 4:17 pm

A photo from 2010:
http://agilitynut.com/10/4/kyprinc.jpg

According to this page, the theatre opened in 1911 (although obviously some remodeling occurred later):
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Capitol Cinemas on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:58 pm

This theatre should be listed as “open” (since at least 2009).

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Sliman Theater for the Performing Arts on Jun 5, 2010 at 11:16 pm

Some history from this website:
http://www.cityofnewiberia.com/site402.php

The Evangeline Theater started its life as a wholesale grocery building in the late nineteenth or twentieth century. Remodeled for a movie house in 1929, the building gained its current Art Deco façade and other characteristics during a 1939/40 renovation. The two story brick building’s façade is clad in stucco and pigmented structural glass.

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Strand Theater on Jun 5, 2010 at 10:54 pm

The original sign is on display in Las Vegas (Neonopolis) according to this article:
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A photo of it:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Algy Theater on May 27, 2010 at 4:06 am

According to this website, the Algy opened in 1940 — which seems more in-line with the building design:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Algy Theater on May 27, 2010 at 4:04 am

Photo from April 2010:
http://agilitynut.com/10/4/rosetree.jpg

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Joy Theater on May 27, 2010 at 3:59 am

From April 2010:
http://www.agilitynut.com/10/4/joyt.jpg

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Saenger Theatre on May 27, 2010 at 3:51 am

The relit marquee in celebration of the Saints victory:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicolar/4369325866/

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about ACT Theatre on May 5, 2010 at 4:37 pm

2010 photo:
http://agilitynut.com/10/3/actt.jpg

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Bessemer City Kings Mountain Drive-In on May 5, 2010 at 3:27 am

A photo from 2010:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Capri Theater on May 4, 2010 at 3:42 pm

A photo I took 3/10 — now housing The Blvd (nightclub):
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Pix Theatre on May 4, 2010 at 3:19 pm

Some photos of the Pix and other theatres in Rock Hill:
http://www.scmovietheatres.com/rockhill.html

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Movies on May 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm

A photo of the theatre as the Sauconia:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Brazos Drive-In on May 1, 2010 at 1:50 am

On Preservation Texas' Most Endangered List in 2010 (with an opening date of 1952):

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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about Village Theatre on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:30 am

Here’s the latest on the theatre’s restoration:
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RoadsideArchitecture.com commented about State Theatre on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:43 am

I don’t think that address is right — or the photos in the previous two posts show a different building. The building in the photos is on Washington near Elizabeth.