Onyx Theatre

30th Street and Washington Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Onyx Theatre

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Built in 1898 by William R. Koch. The Onyx Theatre was opened in 1912 on the first floor of the building and was the first movie theatre to operate in Newport News without vaudeville in the program. It suffered damage from a fire in either 1920 or 1921, and never reopened. The space went into other uses as commercial space. The building was damaged by a violent storm in the 1950’s and the third floor was removed.

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