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Proctor's Palace Roof Theatre, Newark, New Jersey (1915-1968)

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Proctor’s Palace Roof Theatre was located on the top of Proctor’s Palace Theatre in Newark and opened on November The Palace showed small vaudeville productions before it switched over to film.

Matt Lambros photographs abandoned theatres and cinemas in the north east United States, including the Paramount Theater and Fabian Theatre in New Jersey.

Abandoned Theatres and Cinemas of the Northeastern US

Long time symbols of the great American road trip, the rise of motels during the century mirrored the advent of the motorcar and hosted all manner of travellers

Abandoned Theater - Newark, New Jersey

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RKO Proctor’s Theatre opened in Newark, NJ on November 1915 as the Proctor’s Palace Theatre. The architect was John W. Merrow, the nephew of Proctor theater circuit owner Frederick F.

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Part of a photography project by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre documenting the current state of abandoned theatres across the US. The Kenosha Theatre, the largest movie palace between Milwaukee and Chicago

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The stage has almost disappeared at Proctor's Palace Theatre in New Jersey, with the ceiling also caving in on where the audience would have once sat

Loew's Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937.  The most beautiful theater I've ever been in. Now known as the Louisville Palace.

Loew's Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, The most beautiful theater I've ever been in. Now known as the Louisville Palace.

The Penthouse Cinema (nee Proctor's Palace Roof Theatre) in Newark, New Jersey, closed in 1968 after the infamous Newark riots.

While most attention is paid to the abandoned theaters in New York City, the abandoned theaters of New Jersey in Newark, and Passaic are worth a look.

Grauman's Chinese Theater, Los Angeles

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Photographer Franck Bohbot captures the classic movie palaces of southern California