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Ironic that it was scheduled to be replaced by a K-Mart, whose era also ended with a big, dusty thud.
As of June, 2022, this no longer exists.
Wow, the ultimate indignity. Turned into a small town disco.
According to Google, it was still standing in 2018. Looking a little shabby, though.
According to the Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky, the Riverview opened September 5, 1948.
Apparently closed again and on the market. http://www.mcdowellnews.com/news/marion-event-center-closes-in-old-house-theater/article_11c232f8-f555-11e6-bcba-e397796f2f83.html
The Princess was demolished in 2015 after being damaged in a fire that started in an ice machine.
Based on the street view, it appears that the theater was demolished.
Address should be 1601 Highland Avenue. And it’s currently for sale.
Are we sure this place is gone? This article from 1989 mentions that the Aliceville Entertainment Complex was being built on the site of the old Palace Theater. If you look at the GPS cords, there’s something there that strongly resembles a theater.
This should actually be listed as 2744 E. Kearney St, Springfield, MO. The coordinates for the remains of the theater are at +37.23926, -93.23691. The sign still exists and says Holiday Theater quite clearly.
Street view shows it as 173 NW Runnels St, De Kalb, Texas
Appears to now be a church.
12 Medical Drive actually maps it correctly on Google.
This building still stands at 315 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM.
I believe this will put you right in front of the theater.
This theater is likely gone. There is a building at this location with the distinctive red and yellow brick mix. Next to it is an empty lot that looks to be full of junk. Notice how the electrical service on the side of the building match up with the American Classics view from 1986.
Pre-restoration theater can be seen at 36.82976,-84.848834
Funny you should mention the plain facade. When I was photographing it, I was thinking that somewhere in Kentucky someone must have had a monopoly on that yellow brick for theaters. Seems like I see it an awful lot.
This will bring it up on Google Earth.
Google Earth shows a Theatre Road just off of VA 17. No real evidence of any drive-in ramps, but a couple of spots that might have been of enough size to house a drive-in.
Does this theater still exist? I’ve been trying to find it on Google Earth, but there’s nothing on 4th Street remotely like it.
“The Flemingsburg City Council held their regular monthly meeting Monday, September 10, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Annex………
……..Councilwoman Sparks expressed concern over the condition of the old Princess Theatre. The building continues to fall down. Chief Sergent said it is a safety issue. It could fall into the street. Mayor Flanery stated that if it falls into the creek it will create a dam and if there is a hard rain it will flood the downtown. Gene Schwartz said the EPA had looked at it this past spring and said it was not ready to condemn yet. If the city condemns the property the city will have to pay for the demolition and clean up."
Actually, the law firm is Gragg & Gragg.