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Rivoli Theatre

1620 Broadway
Manhattan (New York) NY

Demolished 1987
Record #10497  
 Opened: December 28, 1917
 Closed: 1987
 Demolished: 1987
Capacity: 2092 seats
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Twin
 Previously operated by: United Artists Theatres

On May 24, 1925, the Rivoli in New York became the first theater to install an air cooling system for its patrons. The system was installed by the Carrier Corporation.

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1955 photos from the Dick Dziadzio collection.

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Photos from the Dick Dziadzio collection.

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Rear of Rivoli; Seve...

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Downstairs after twi...

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Last featured 2/7/2004. Last edited 2/27/2010.

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