Juniper Berry Magazine: Campaign To Save Our Historic Ridgewood Theatre

No expense would be spared in erecting a new modern theatre with a 2,500 seat capacity ‒ the lobby would face Myrtle Ave and the stage door on Cypress Ave, said the Levy Brothers when purchasing the plot at 55-27 Myrtle Ave from Bauer & Stier. Modeled after Times Square’s long-demolished Mark Strand Theatre, the 1st movie palace in the world, the $250,000 fireproof Ridgewood Theatre was designed by America’s foremost architect, Thomas W. Lamb, and built by the Levy Brothers.

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