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Rialto Theatre


1921 Photo from the Colin Caplan collection
80 College St
New Haven CT

Demolished 1921
Record #22257  
 Opened:
 Closed: 1921
 Demolished: 1921
Capacity:
Architect(s):
Architectural Style(s): Green Revival
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Roger Katz.

The Rialto Theatre was on College Street in New Haven. The silent movie theatre was formerly a congregational church. It burned down on November 27, 1921, during the movie The Sheik, killing 10 people and injuring 75 others.

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1921 photos from the Colin Caplan collection.


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Last featured 7/31/2005. Last edited 10/8/2012.

 
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