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River Hills-Riviera Theatres

2001 Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
222 Crocker St
Des Moines IA 50309

Demolished 2003
Record #1214  
 Opened: April 12, 1968
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 2003
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Dubinsky Brothers Theatres, Fridley Theatres, Carmike Cinemas

Information for this tour was contributed by D. Davis.

The River Hills/Riviera Twin is a rare example of two theaters, in the same building, which operated under different names; and not as a twin. The River Hills side was designed to show Cinerama films and the Riviera Twin side was designed to show regular movies in a twin configuration. The theaters were built by the former Davis Theatres at the same time as the Riviera in Sioux City. The River Hills/Riviera Twin was closed by Carmike Cinemas.

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2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 1/18/2005. Last edited 11/2/2016.

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