Palace Theatre

2 East Avenue,
Lockport, NY 14094

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hammerglenn
hammerglenn on December 16, 2013 at 2:36 am

Saw the restored A STAR IS BORN here in the mid-eighties.

LouB
LouB on April 8, 2013 at 4:27 pm

Digital projector is being installed according to Facebook page.

LouB
LouB on October 5, 2012 at 7:03 pm

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This link shows the newly renovated marquee.

LouB
LouB on September 25, 2012 at 10:01 pm

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The above link shows the upgrade being made on the marquee.

LouB
LouB on August 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm

newspaper article

The above newspaper article expands on the Palace’s plight to go digital.

LouB
LouB on August 3, 2012 at 8:20 pm

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This link deals with the theatre’s plan to convert to digital projection.

LouB
LouB on March 4, 2012 at 7:30 pm

Vandals have not deterred activity at this theatre. Check out upcoming films and live performances at:

www.lockportpalacetheatre.org/

LouB
LouB on February 28, 2012 at 2:02 am

http://www.buffalonews.com/city/communities/lockport/article740043.ece

An update on the theft at the theatre is found above.

LouB
LouB on February 21, 2012 at 10:54 pm

http://lockportjournal.com/local/x1058959343/Thieves-strike-Palace-Theatre

The above article from the Lockport Journal deals with a theft at the theatre where the copper coils from the air conditioners were stolen. What a shame!

LouB
LouB on December 6, 2011 at 10:21 pm

http://www.lockportpalacetheatre.org/

If you go to the above webswite and then go to the gallery you will see some impressive photos of this theatre.

LouB
LouB on July 15, 2011 at 10:45 pm

A great place to watch a film. Plenty of leg room, an enormous screen,fresh popcorn at a reasonable price and the charm of a historic theatre.

Buffalo International Film Festival
Buffalo International Film Festival on November 18, 2010 at 9:55 pm

The PALACE / PARAMOUNT Mystery

According to these sources (and others)

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the Lockport Palace Theatre is based in some mysterious way upon the design of the Paramount Theatre in New York City.

What is particularly mysterious about this is that the Paramount Theatre in NYC was built one year AFTER the Palace.

The Lockport theater was designed by Lempert who doesn’t seem to have had anything to do with the NY theater.

Can anyone cite the source of this notion?

Thank you.

LouB
LouB on October 16, 2010 at 5:45 am

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The above article deals with the Palace turning 85.

LouB
LouB on July 12, 2010 at 12:39 am

I went by the theatre today and noticed the first run film Eclipse and a play by a local theatre group both running at the same time.

It is nice to see the theatre is being used.

LouB
LouB on May 23, 2010 at 4:17 am

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The above article deals with the plight of the Palace as they try to stay active in the movie business.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 18, 2009 at 3:12 am

The year given for this photo is 1985.

DonLewis
DonLewis on October 6, 2008 at 3:16 am

A 1996 view of the Palace Theater in Lockport here and a 2008 view here. Enlarged views here and here.

LouB
LouB on September 21, 2008 at 11:41 pm

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The above website deals with a fundraising challenge undertaken by the directors of the Palace.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 6, 2008 at 7:39 pm

Another exterior view is here.

Patsy
Patsy on February 18, 2008 at 7:25 pm

My husband saw NT, but not in an historic theatre which would really make viewing that Nicholas Cage movie special.

LouB
LouB on February 18, 2008 at 4:46 pm

I recently saw the movie National Treasure:Book of Secrets here. Seeing this film on the Palace’s big screen with its elegant surroundings certainly made this special.

NittyRanks
NittyRanks on January 31, 2008 at 12:40 am

I have not been in there for years. I will have to show my mom.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 30, 2008 at 9:19 pm

Some additional information and a few small photos can be seen here.

Patsy
Patsy on December 26, 2007 at 12:38 am

LOUB: Yes, it’s nice when theatres do both…films and live entertainment!

LouB
LouB on December 25, 2007 at 5:38 am

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In the article above the author talks about seeing a movie on the big screen and how it differs from viewing it on TV. I couldn’t agree more.

I’m glad the Palace didn’t abandon showing films when they added live entertainment to the venue.