Uptown Theatre

2115 Frederick Avenue,
St. Joseph, MO 64506

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Functions: Storage

Previous Names: Rivoli Theatre

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Uptown Theatre

The Rivoli Theatre was opened on August 15, 1925. It was renamed Uptown Theatre on January 22, 1941, and closed in March 1955.

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CSWalczak on September 13, 2012 at 1:29 am

A picture from 1952 can bee seen here.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 25, 2014 at 3:45 pm

St. Joseph Memory Lane says that the Uptown Theatre was still called the Rivoli Theatre in 1934. The Uptown showed its last movie on Tuesday, March 1, 1955.

The Rivoli Theatre was listed in the 1927 Film Daily Yearbook.

Tp on May 19, 2014 at 9:04 pm

Sorry the above date is in correct newspaper add says Grand Opening date was Wednesday 22January1941 the owner was Cassil’s say person who owned Rialto Theater

Chris1982 on May 20, 2014 at 8:49 am

The Rivoli is listed as open as early as 1925 in the motion Picture Yearbook.

Buck Wilson
Buck Wilson on June 14, 2017 at 7:03 pm

This building now houses Lehr Construction Company. Slope floor is still intact, as is some of the interior architecture and the basic elements of the front facade. Kudos to them for keeping the shell intact and in good shape, you never know what could happen in the future…

dallasmovietheaters on June 15, 2019 at 5:29 am

The Rivoli Theatre opened on August 15, 1925 with a Reproduco Expression Pipe Organ. The theatre relaunched on January 22, 1941 as the Uptown with the film, “Rhythm on the River.”

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