Posts Tagged ‘ restoration ’

Loews Kings Theatre- stage

Part three of my photos from the Loews Kings Theatre. For an in depth history on the place, take a look at my friend’s blog post here, my previous posts include the lobby and mezzanine as well as a general overview.

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Loew’s Kings Theatre- Brooklyn

This is a teaser post featuring a few shots over the past couple years from the Loew’s Kings movie palace, located in Flatbush, Brooklyn. Two separate full posts, documenting both the theatre itself as well as the mezzanine and lobby spaces will  be coming in the next few days. The theatre is currently in the process of being renovated back into a performing arts space. Designed by Harold W. Rambusch and constructed by the Rapp Brothers in a french-inspired Baroque style, the Kings was one of the five Loew’s Wonder Theatres, constructed as flagship venues for the Loew’s company and only built in New York City metropolitan area. The Kings is the only of the five that remains vacant, though fortunately all five are still standing.

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Ellis Island’s North Side: Baggage & Dormitory Building

The north side of Ellis Island was the original side, consisting of 3.3 acres though it was later expanded between 1890 and 1897, much as the south side was constructed by creating more land using ship ballast. The tide of immigrants seeking entry to the United States increased rapidly in the early 20th century, and as such the south side was later constructed, as referenced in my earlier post covering the South Side.

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