The Charles/Bijou Theatre

Built in 1926, the Bijou Theatre (which would later be known as the Charles) originally served as a film house, though by the end of its days was used by a church. It now sits, stripped, waiting for demolition to be completed to make way for a new church and high rise apartments.

Ground floor view toward the stage.

View from balcony toward the projector booth, all original 600 seats have been removed.

Just beyond the lobby area at the back of the theater.

View of fire damage behind the stage area, along with the proscenium arch.

Wide view of the theatre from the balcony seating area.

Women’s bathroom.

Second floor former office spaces, re-used by the church.

Detail plasterwork on the ceiling.

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