819 Lee Street,
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The Liberty Theatre opened June 13, 1919 as an African-American vaudeville & movie theatre. On February 20, 1937 it was renamed Mood Theatre. on March 5, 1919. It was reopened as the Ritz Theatre in November 1939 and closed May 16, 1951 following a devastating fire. Seating was listed at 616 seats. This was still a Negro Theatre operated by the Bijou Amusements.
It was rebuilt and continued to operate as the Ritz Theatre until March 30, 1971. It re-opened in May 1971 as the Alex Theatre and closed in April 1978. This was one of four negro theatres in Alexandria. It was demolished for a highway approach the same as the Ace Theatre.
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