34 W. Main Street,
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Located on W. Main Street, just west of Deer Park Avenue. The Capitol Theatre was built by the Riley Brothers in 1922 as a sister theatre to their Capitol Theatre in Riverhead, NY. Designed by architect John H. Phillips in a Colonial Revival style. Seating was provided for 1,050 in orchestra and balcony levels. The property entered into bankruptcy and closed on December 20, 1924. The theatre reopened under new ownership with the name Babylon Theatre in February 1925.
In later years it was operated by Prudential Theatres(1929). After a fire on April 3, 1955 was remodelled to the plans of architect Maurice D. Sornik. Later operated by United Artists, then by Clearview, as of June 2013 it has been operated by Bow-Tie Cinemas.
The Babylon Cinemas was closed on September 7, 2014.
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