Vista Theater

241 Main Street,
Rio Vista, CA 94571

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 6, 2014 at 7:38 am

The May 2, 1925, issue of The Moving Picture World had this announcement: “The New Vista Theatre of Max Weiss at Rio Vista, Cal., is nearing completion.”

There’s a very small photo of the building when the theater was still in operation on this web page. The page says that the first Vista Theatre, which this house replaced, was located in the 100 block of Main Street and was in operation by 1923.

JohnRice on November 4, 2012 at 9:04 pm

Calvary Chapel Rio Vista now occupies this building.

wurl240 on January 23, 2012 at 2:17 pm

The former Vista has been transformed to a Century 21 office. The theatre interior, with seats removed, has been restored to its c. 1940 appearance. The office welcomes visitors to see the former theatre interior.

GaryParks on May 14, 2008 at 9:43 am

Lost Memory:
Thanks so much for your posts. Other than my one visit to the site and one photo, I knew nothing about the place. On the Century 21 site, it shows that the building looks better now than it did then, plus I had never seen any historic photos. How nice to know that the interior decorative painting is intact. I saw none of that when I went partway into the building. It sounds like the building has been much more mindfully taken care of in recent years.