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newyork5700 commented about Shore Theatre on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:39 am

Thank you so much for posting that jimvid. I wish I could go but I have work that day. I would have loved to have been there. Does anyone know what is left in this theatre I mean what is intact? dressing rooms, auditorium, seating? Anything at all? And why is the owner so against posting pictures of his theatre? Also I am aware of his plan for a coney island of the future I saw it in the coney island book. It looked like an amazing place and wish it would have come true. Hoarace Bullard I think his name is. Just wish he was more open to showing his theatre. I would even pay to see it inside now.

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newyork5700 commented about RKO Proctor's Theatre on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Hi I have some semi good news about this theatre. Today I found out who owns it and the address to write them. I know it is not very much. But I would like to contact them and see if they would like to sell it and if they do maybe the city of Newark can buy it and make it a landmark or we can all take shares and buy it together. But I really feel we can do something with this theatre. We should make a petition as well. What do you all think? Maybe we can all meet with the owner on a set day and discuss it. I also have the number to the ecocomic development department for the city of Newark and maybe they can help us as well. I also found out the Adam’s and the Paramount are both owned by private owners and I have the addresses for contact information. Anyone interested in helping me with doing some kind of action with this theatre please e-mail me. My name is Kris. I know we can restore this theatre to it’s former self together as a team. I am only 31 years old but I have a huge heart and love for old theatres. I live in Staten Island but this theatre is so amazing we cannot let it go.

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newyork5700 commented about RKO Proctor's Theatre on Jan 31, 2010 at 9:01 am

I also have another question. Does the city of Newark have any interest in declaring this theatre a landmark? Has anyone tried to talk with the city on this? Which office would handle this? City council? I am from Staten Island,NY but I really want to see this theatre open again it cannot go to the waste side or be destroyed. I know we can all do this together everyone! Who is the current owner? Also what ever happened to the lobby when it was destroyed to put a store in? The marquee must still be there? It said it was covered? But what happened to the vetical? When did RKO go out of business all together? Thank you so much everyone.:)

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newyork5700 commented about RKO Proctor's Theatre on Jan 30, 2010 at 4:48 pm

Does anyone know who owns this theatre now? And is it up for sale? I really think this theatre must be saved we cannot let this one go folks. Maybe if some of us all chip in we can purhcase it and form a group of owners. Has anyone been in the theatre recently? Are dressing rooms still intact? Also what else is intact? Is the main curtain intact? How much water damage is there? I also noticed some of the seating was no longer there in the back of the first floor. Which real estate company is this with and is it a private owner or a group? I am a huge huge fan of old vaudville theatres and I know they can come back. I know the area has changed and that is a huge problem but maybe the areas can be changed and wealthy people will move in little by little.

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newyork5700 commented about Shore Theatre on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:36 am

That really is a shame all of these theatres were just left to rot and be gutted. Every one of these theatres should have been landmarked and taken care of. Does anyone have pictures of what it did look like inside when it was running? And was this a theatre with a stage for vaudville? Was it multiplexed? And why did the new owner let it go into disrepair? When did he buy the place?

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newyork5700 commented about Shore Theatre on Jan 19, 2010 at 12:21 pm

Hi none of the links work to the interior pictures. Almost every time I click on the photobucket links they never ever work. Maybe there is a better website to post pictures on? Also does anyone know what the theatre looks like inside now? Are the dressin rooms intact as well as the stage? There has to be a better way to post there pictures though. Also has anyone made a video of the interior as well? And what exactly is left inside as far as the original decor?

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newyork5700 commented about Loew's Oriental Theatre on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:11 pm

Does anyone know for a fact what is left of the inside of this theatre? Is anyone going to try and take some pictures of the interior? I am sure for a few dollars someone nice will allow pictures to be taken of the inside. I am dying to see what it looks like inside and if there is any way it can be salvaged? What about the dressing rooms and stage are they intact?

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newyork5700 commented about Loew's Pitkin Theatre on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:51 pm

Is there any way at all anything can be done to save this theatre? I am not from Brooklyn, I live in Staten Island but I love old theatres and I love Brooklyn. I have known about this theatre for a few years reading about it on here and would really love to see it restored. Who was the one who took the picture of the interior as it is now? Are there any way to have any more pictures of what the rest looks like? Maybe I can ask the owner of the store if he will allow me to take some pictures. Is this really going to be a doomed theatre by the wrecking ball? I hope not we need to all do something and contact the owner. Does anyone know if the dressing rooms are still intact as well as the projection booth and anything else? Please let me know if you have information on the present state. We cannot let this theatre be lost. I have a question as well on another theatre or what I think is a theatre. I noticed what seemed to have been a theatre on Rogers avenue in Brooklyn. Are there any old theatres that were closed down there? Rodges avenue I think it is right before Atlantic avenue on Rogers avenue. It looks like it was a theatre at one time. And does anyonw know besides this theatre and the Kings which other theatres in Brooklyn are still intact and closed and no longer in business. Thank you so much and if we all band together we can save and restore this theatre. I am surprised the stage and side decor is still intact.