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Sunday, October 7, 2012

Remembering the Leroy Theater

My grandfather was an usher at the Leroy Theater during the 1940's. I have fond memories of his many stories about the Leroy. It was a magical piece of architecture. I got to visit the Leroy on two occasions before its demolition in 1996. Some of these photos were taken from the Pawtucket Times, but a few of them I took myself during my last visit.
Fireplace from the lobby
Ticket Window
View from the balcony
High above the mezanine level
Vintage lobby illustrations
Base of grand staircase
Wrecking ball photos from the Times

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