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Architect was indeed John Eberson.
This theatre ties in with a listing I have of a new theatre being built for W S Butterfield in 1909 by John Eberson.
This theatre is listed on the John and Drew Eberson Architectural Records archive at the Wolfsonian in Florida as one of their designs.
Architect was John Eberson.
This theatre closed on 26 September 1971 and was demolished in February 1972 according to the book “Cinema Houston ”.
Went inside the building recently and found there is nothing visible of the original interior.It is now being used as a furniture showroom.
Theatre opened on 6 Sep 1928 with the film,“Warming Up”,starring Richard Dix and Jean Arthur.It reopened as the Centre Theatre on 25 Dec 1963 and was renamed the Paradise in 1984.
Cinema was built by a company headed by Emile Couzinet,film producer and director.It opened in 1932 and closed in 1976 and was demolished a short time later.The architect was Auguste Bluysen and the address appears to be 163 Rue Croix-de-Seguey.The small article I found also said that the interior decor had been preserved but no indication of where it might be.
Opened on 5 October 1914 and the architect was John Eberson.
Theatre was called New Rex in 1927 and renamed Rexy in Feb 1929.It closed as a cinema on 15 May 1954 and was then used for furniture storage until a fire destroyed the building on 5 Nov 1956.This information is from Alain Miguelez’s book,A Theatre Near You.
The last movie was on the night of 17 Oct 1956.The auditorium was gutted and became a car dealership until 1974.The space is now occupied by Home Hardware.
The architect was John Eberson.
This theatre opened in June 1932 and the architect was John Eberson.
Closed as cinema on 2 Apr 1962 and became a bingo hall until it was demolished.
The architect was W.B.Palmer according to a book on Temple.
The 1929 atmospheric remodel was done by Jack Liebenberg and Seeman Kaplan.
This theatre opened in 1930 and was lost in a fire in 1939.It was then rebuilt with an atmospheric auditorium and reopened in 1940.It was twinned in 1984 and closed in 1986.There was also another theatre on this site prior to the Carolina which was also lost as a result of fire.
This theatre opened on 24 October 1929.
This theatre originally opened in 1916 and was given an atmospheric remodel in either late 1920’s or early 1930’s by Alvin M Strauss.It closed in 1963 and was later demolished.
Both Ron’s :Found reference to this theatre while staying with Ken Roe recently.It came from a book titled,Built in Boston:City and Suburb by Douglass Shand-Tucci.
It could be an error as it would be unusual to have two atmospherics in the same suburb.Perhaps someone could check the publication.
The site the theatre occupied was 91 feet wide and 108 feet deep.A Ross Scenograph machine was installed in this theatre.Does anyone know what this was used for.
Theatre had a blue ceiling with twinkling stars so the style is atmospheric,verified by the interior photo above.
I am pretty sure this theatre was designed by John Eberson in association with A O Budina.
Opened in 1945
Theatre opened on 16 Nov 1928.