Ritz Theater

1201 Beatties Ford Road,
Charlotte, NC 28216

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The Ritz was the last theater built exclusively for African-American patrons in Charlotte. It was built in the early 60’s and closed in 1971.

Contributed by Mark Huffstetler

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ncmark on February 7, 2010 at 10:58 am

After closing in 1971 this theater reopened in 1972 as ‘The New Ritz’ and played movies for a few more years. It sat vacant for many years with the marquee intact before being demolished.

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