Fox Theatre

235 N. Pavilion Avenue,
Riverside, NJ 08075

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The Fox Theatre in Riverside, NJ was designed by architect Frank E. Hahn of Philadelphia in 1916. The reference for this is American Architect, July 19, 1916.

Contributed by RSecinaro, Hugh Goodman

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teecee
teecee on June 7, 2005 at 8:59 pm

Listed as open in the 1951 FDY with 1102 seats.

teecee
teecee on September 1, 2005 at 10:49 am

A Moller organ, opus 4085, was installed in this theater in 1925.

teecee
teecee on March 2, 2006 at 10:22 am

Strange Lost Memory, the 1970 Film Daily Yearbook still lists this theater. Also listed in the 1944 FDY with 1228 seats.

teecee
teecee on July 1, 2006 at 12:01 pm

Originally known as Foresters Hall, then the Forest Theatre. Built circa 1912. In 1916 bought by JB Fox and renamed the Fox Theatre. Remodeled in 1925 (adding the aforementioned Moller organ). Remodeled again in 1929 after a minor fire. Closed in the late 1950s and burned down as lostmemory notes above.

Images of America: South Jersey Movie Houses, page 42

mrwizard
mrwizard on September 25, 2013 at 7:33 pm

A slight correction to teecee’s post. The Fox in Riverside did NOT close in the late ‘50s. I graduated from High School in 1963 and know it was open then.

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