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Booneville Theater
Theater / Kentucky, Ohio

This is a gallery of abandoned or closed theaters and drive-ins in the United States.

Theater / Ohio

The Emery Theatre is a closed theater that adjoins the former Ohio Mechanics Institute in the historic Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gary Memorial Auditorium
Theater / Indiana

The Gary Memorial Auditorium was a multi-purpose auditorium and gymnasium in Gary, Indiana.

Palace Theater
Theater / Indiana

The Palace Theater was a theatre in operation between 1925 and 1972 in Gary, Indiana.

Euclid Theater
Theater / Ohio

The Euclid Theater is an abandoned theater in East Cleveland, Ohio. It operated from 1925 and 1950.

Variety Theatre
Theater / Ohio

The Variety Theatre is a closed performing arts venue in Cleveland, Ohio. It operated between 1927 and 1984.

Paramount Theatre
Theater / Ohio

The Paramount Theatre was a 1,700-seat theater along West Federal Street in Youngstown, Ohio. It opened as the Liberty Theatre in 1918 and closed in 1976.

Columbia Theatre
Theater / Kentucky

The Columbia Theatre is a closed theater in downtown Paducah, Kentucky. Efforts are underway to restore the facility as a performing arts venue.

Broadway Theater
Theater / New York

The Broadway Theater, named after the street it is located on, is an abandoned theater in Monticello, New York.

Regent Theater
Theater / Ohio

The Regent Theater is a former theater on South Limestone Street in downtown Springfield, Ohio. It opened in 1920 and closed in 1992.

Grand Theater
Theater / West Virginia

The Grand Theater, designed in the streamlined Art Deco style and built in 1937, is located in downtown Ronceverte, West Virginia.

Gem Theatre
Theater / Illinois

The Gem Theatre is an abandoned theater on 8th Street in downtown Cairo, Illinois.

Sattler Theater
Theater / New York

The Sattler Theater is an abandoned theater turned church in Buffalo, New York.

Proctor's Palace Theatre
Theater / New Jersey

Proctor’s Palace Theatre is an abandoned twin theatre, with seating for over 4,200, in downtown Newark, New Jersey.

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