Ritz Theatre

1807 Lasalle Street,
New Orleans, LA 70113

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Previously operated by: Bijou Amusement Company

Firms: Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth

Functions: Church

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The Bijou Amusement Co. opened the 400 seat Ritz Theatre in the early-1940’s. The theatre was located on Lasalle Street at Felicity Street. This was an African American Theatre. After closing it became the New Hope Baptist Church.

The Ritz Theatre closed in the mid-1960’s.

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kelerin on December 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Designed by New Orleans firm Weiss, Dreyfous and Seiferth (1938-1939). Plans and specifications in Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University.

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