Empire Theatre

11 South Street,
Glens Falls, NY 12801

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Previously operated by: Schine Circuit Inc.

Architects: John Bailey McElfatrick

Functions: Office Space

Styles: Neo-Classical

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Empire Theatre

The Empire Theatre opened October 6, 1899. It was designed by John B. McElfatrick. The Empire Theatre was used for vaudeville, musical performances, plays and eventually motion pictures. From September 2, 1933 it was operated by the Schine circuit. This theatre closed in 1950 and was converted to office space.

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DavidZornig on December 2, 2018 at 1:02 pm

The book Queensbury and Glen Falls by Bob Bayle, Andrea Matte & Tim Weidner mentions an underground passage from the neighboring Hotel Rullif to the Empire Theatre. 1910 postcard image added.

50sSNIPES on January 26, 2022 at 2:49 pm

The Empire Has Been A Schine Operated Theater Since September 2, 1933.

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