Niagara Falls Cinema

1823 Pine Avenue,
Niagara Falls, NY 14301

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Niagara Falls Cinema

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Originally known as the Hippodrome Theatre, it was operating prior to 1914. This theatre in the Little Italy neighborhood was known for its shiny blue exterior covered with movie posters.

It closed in the early 1960’s and was used as a church.

It reopened in the early-1970’s as the Niagara Falls Cinema. It was to be a family theatre with low prices. Unfortunately this didn’t work out and the theatre turned to pornography.

It closed in 2002 and in 2008 was converted into retail use as a second-hand good store.

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LouB
LouB on April 20, 2007 at 2:30 am

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There is a reference to this theatre in the website above.

LouB
LouB on June 4, 2007 at 4:25 pm

This theatre will be auctioned off on June 27th.

JefferyGuide
JefferyGuide on May 15, 2008 at 7:17 am

Actually, the theatre is being renovated as a general merchandise store, and not a Big Lots. At this time, the general merchandise store is still under construction.

LouB
LouB on May 28, 2008 at 3:47 pm

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There is some information about this theatre at the above website.

Jennifer
Jennifer on September 14, 2008 at 4:24 pm

It seems now that they may be working on the facade because it shrouded in a blue tarp. Unfortunate that this city has last all of its beautiful theatres.

LouB
LouB on October 30, 2008 at 9:59 pm

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The article above deals with the new store which has replaced the theatre.

LouB
LouB on April 14, 2009 at 2:31 pm

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Above is a picture of this former theatre.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on February 27, 2011 at 5:46 pm

There was a Falls Drive-in Here.

LouB
LouB on March 5, 2012 at 1:55 pm

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Above is a link for this theatre

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