Rialto Theatre

715 Main Street,
Alamosa, CO 81101

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Rialto Theatre...Alamosa Colorado

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The Rialto Theatre opened in 1925 on Main Street near San Juan Avenue originally as an American Legion Hall. Within two years, it became a movie house seating around 1,000 which also featured live entertainment. (By the 1940’s, seating had been reduced to a little over 500).

The Rialto Theatre suffered a devastating fire in late-2003, which totally gutted the auditorium of the building, which was razed in June of 2004. Today the Bistro Rialto operates out of the former lobby of the building, which still retains its vertical Rialto sign.

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on June 11, 2008 at 10:41 pm

A 1980 view of the Alamosa Rialto here, a 1987 view here and here and a view from 1988 here.

Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez
Anthony L. Vazquez-Hernandez on March 19, 2014 at 4:50 pm

Seated 572 according to Film Daily Yearbook of 1942

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