De Luxe Theatre

404 S. Orange Avenue,
Newark, NJ 07103

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The De Luxe Theatre was opened around 1913. It seated 600 and closed in 1928. The building is still standing.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on July 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm

This item is from the July 5, 1913, issue of The American Contractor:

“Motion Picture Theater: 1 sty. 60 x110. $15,000. 404 S. Orange av. Archt. W. E. Lehman, 738 Broad st. Owner H. C. Schneider (builder), 514 S. 14th st., & Edw. A. Kirch (furniture), Market st. Lessee about to sign lease. Architect & owner receiving bids. Brick, buff Indiana limestone, slag roof, galv. iron skylights, cornice, struct. & orn. iron, N. C. pine & cement flooring, white wood trim, tiling, gas & electric fixtures.”
The De Luxe must have been one of the more modest theaters designed by William E. Lehman.

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