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    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, lobby, 1936.

    • Rialto Theatre, Louisville, Kentucky, lobby, 1936.

    • Theaters; Motion picture theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.); Motion picture posters

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street, Louisville, Kentucky. (Demolished, 1969). The entryway of the Rialto Theatre is shown. The flooring is either tile or parquet and has a runner protecting the main traffic area. To the right are ticket windows and just...
    • H.S. CHAMBERLAIN, 1911.

    • H.S. CHAMBERLAIN, 1911.

    • Stern wheelers; Tugboats; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • Stern and port side of H.S. CHAMBERLAIN, at the bank of Ohio River at Howard Shipyard. H.S. CHAMBERLAIN, a stern-wheel towboat with wood hull (140 ft. x 30 ft. x 4 ft.), was built by Howard in 1911. Owned by Roane Iron Company, H.S. CHAMBERLAIN...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, lobby.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952). The lobby of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) had a domed and decorated ceiling with pendant chandeliers. Handwritten on front: Caufield & Shook Photo....
    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Rialto Theatre, construction.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene from the construction of the Rialto Theatre shows workmen standing on beams and four men in suits. We are fairly certain that the two men in the middle are Alfred Joseph (left) and his...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This is the grand staircase to the promenade of the Rialto Theatre. The staircase appears to be made of marble with tile flooring. Modeled on the Capitol Theater in New York City, only the best of...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This photograph captures the building of the Rialto Theatre. You can see the rounded edge of the stage as well as the tiered seating. Numerous workmen are shown, but the picture is centered on two...
    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Rialto Theatre construction, October 13, 1920.

    • Buildings; Building construction; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969) . The classical façade of the Rialto made extensive use of white-glazed terra cotta tile from Cincinnati's Rookwood Pottery. This scene shows some of the machinery used in the construction as well...
    • Rialto Theatre second level promenade.

    • Rialto Theatre second level promenade.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). The second floor promenade of the Rialto Theatre included chandeliers, wall paper, frescoed ceilings, mirrors, chairs and loveseats, and table with mythological figures forming the pedestal....
    • Rialto Theatre stage.

    • Rialto Theatre stage.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This view of the Rialto Theatre stage was probably taken from the balcony and shows an elegant stage, with orchestra pit and music stands. The stage is framed by an ornately tiled arch and the walls...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969). This view of the Rialto Theatre stage was probably taken from the balcony and shows an elegant stage, with orchestra pit. The stage is framed by an ornately tiled arch and two box seats....
    • Lincoln Savings Bank.

    • Lincoln Savings Bank.

    • Buildings; Banks; Lincoln Savings Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 136 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1973) .This street scene pictures Lincoln Savings Bank. The scene shows telephone or electricity poles, a horse-pulled carriage, and trolley tracks. Advertisement on the Herald building next door reads,...
    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Rialto Theatre interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Rialto Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 616 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1969.) This scene shows the projection room of the Rialto Theatre. Handwritten on front: Rialto Theatre - Louisville KY. Stamped on front: American Motion Picture Co. Louisville, KY. Handwritten on back:...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Billboards; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). The exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) is shown with signs for upcoming shows. The structure includes a rounded canopy accenting the roundness of both the...
    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • B. F. Keith Theatre, exterior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Canopies; Carriages & coaches; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Building demolished in 1952.). This street scene shows a side view of the exterior of the B. F. Keith Theatre (a.k.a. National Theatre) and includes a globe-lanterned street light, a horse with delivery cart, and...
    • Lincoln Savings Bank.

    • Lincoln Savings Bank.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Automobiles; Banks; Lincoln Savings Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Address: 136 S. Fourth Street (Demolished, 1973.) The Lincoln Savings Bank is another of the buildings for which Alfred S. Joseph served as chief architect while at Macdonald & Dodd. Its glazed tile upper and lower tiers, setting off the brick...
    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • B. F. Keith Theater, interior.

    • Buildings; Theaters; Cultural facilities; Organs; Balconies; B. F. Keith Theatre (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 506 W. Walnut Street (Demolished, 1952). Built as a vaudeville theater by the National Theater Company in 1913, the design came from the architectural workshop of Albert Kahn. The National Theater was sold within the year to the...
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