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Architect was John Eberson. Theatre not an atmospheric.
Hand me shades, that iridescent lighting bothers my eyes after a year or two of movie attendance.
Demolishment of the mall has concluded. Theatre should be listed as demolished.
CIBC Theatre….it just rolls off the tongue.
Building permit for structure issued October 19, 1920. As the opening ad shows theatre opened with “Man-Woman-Marriage.”
Opened March 16, 1956.
Brentwood is to the west, not the east, of St. Louis.
Note the second paragraph stating the operation is in Peerless Park.
When the drive-in was operating it was in Peerless Park. Peerless Park was not disincorporated until 1998, some 14 years after the drive-in closed.
Opened July 3, 1949 with “Melody Time.”
When the theatre opened the location was Balboa, Canal Zone.
This has become a cesspool of spam. Thanks, friends(?).
Theatre auditorium appears above the church.
The theatre was still open in December 1991.
FDYB listings for a Hastings Theatres start appearing in the mid-50s. If this theatre was earlier known as the Strand, I’ve found a listing for that as early as 1930.
Closed. Last day of operation Dec. 19, 2018.
One of the two box offices at the entrance to the grand lobby from the foyer. The main box office, with two windows, face the street.
Noticed a for sale/lease sign at the roof line of the building a few weeks ago. Employee mentioned a raise (large, of course) in the rent a possibility. Phone message now touts $3 admission for all, all day long. Are the days of operation numbered?
Photo not of the St. Louis Loew’s State.
FDYB of 1954 gives address as 112-14-16 N. 5th Street.
The earliest ad I have come across was published in April 1910.
Building permit issued in February 1915; newspaper story that June noted recent opening of the theatre. Theatre closed on May 11, 1951 with bill of “I Killed Geronimo” & “Timber Fury.”
This is not the downtown theatre.
The space on the right (with the four windows) was the entrance to the theatre.
The theatre opened the following night, December 26th.