RKO Palace Theatre

179 S. Broad Street,
Trenton, NJ 08608

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CSWalczak
CSWalczak on May 10, 2012 at 3:03 am

There is a very old picture of the RKO Palace as the Broadstreet Theatre on this webpage. It is below the pictures of the Majestic and will enlarge if clicked upon.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on May 10, 2012 at 2:41 am

An archival drawing of the the theater as the Broad Street/Grand Theater: View link

rivest266
rivest266 on October 1, 2011 at 7:35 pm

Reopened on October 1st, 1937, ad posted here.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 1, 2011 at 5:41 pm

This opened on April 24th, 1923. Grand opening ad posted here.

jim78609
jim78609 on June 28, 2011 at 1:30 am

The Trent Theater was a few doors from the intersection of State and Warren, and the Lincoln was next to the Trent…

itswagon
itswagon on June 27, 2007 at 4:58 pm

Broad and Warren Streets do not cross in Trenton.

teecee
teecee on May 29, 2006 at 8:01 pm

Listed as the Grand Theatre on page 126 of the 1917 Trenton City Directory under “Moving Pictures”. Address is given as 181 S. Broad.
By the time the 1923 Trenton City Directory was published, it was called Reade’s Palace.

teecee
teecee on August 3, 2005 at 3:51 pm

Per philadelphiabuildings.org, architect was Hoffman-Henon Co. They prepared plans on 3/17/1920 for the Stanley Co. of America for a new movie theater (not named) at Broad & Warren Streets.

teecee
teecee on July 6, 2005 at 9:30 am

“Grand Theatre, (Benjamin Levine & Joseph Levine), 179 S Broad”

listing in the 1920 Trenton City Directory as hosted by trentonhistory.org. I belive that the Levines were the managers.

teecee
teecee on July 6, 2005 at 9:15 am

Original name was the Grand Theatre.
trentonhistory.org

teecee
teecee on June 21, 2005 at 2:33 pm

Had a Moller organ opus 3651 installed in 1923.

RickB
RickB on June 17, 2005 at 8:25 am

Demolished. You can’t see a movie here anymore, but you could see “A Civil Action” or “The Verdict” since Mercer County’s civil courthouse is now on the site. (But not “Anatomy of a Murder;” criminal trials are in the next block.)