Ritz Theatre

388 Central Avenue,
Jersey City, NJ 07307

Unfavorite 1 person favorited this theater

Ritz

Viewing: Photo | Street View

The Ritz Theatre was one of the two theaters on Central Avenue. It was opened by 1914 as the Hippodrome Theatre. It was renamed Ritz Theatre around 1922, when it had a seating capacity for 1,500. By 1941 it was operated by Warner Bros Circuit Management Corp. It operated until the 1960’s. It was located on the east side of Central Avenue near Charles Street for the Hudson City section of Jersey City.

Contributed by R Klapouchy, William

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

William
William on February 4, 2004 at 6:12 pm

The Ritz Theatre was located at 388 Central Ave. and it seated 1454 people.

teecee
teecee on March 11, 2005 at 10:22 pm

Above is confirmed via the 1951 FDY.

teecee
teecee on March 10, 2006 at 8:31 pm

1942 ad, courtesy of Bill Huelbig (see middle right):
View link

Still listed as a Warner Bros. theatre in the 1956 FDY.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 25, 2008 at 12:37 am

There is a photo of the Ritz on this Google site:
http://tinyurl.com/73p3ce

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on April 3, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Listed in the 1914/15 AMPD as the Hippodrome.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater