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    • 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....
    • "The Bonnie" Apartment Building.

    • "The Bonnie" Apartment Building.

    • Buildings; Apartments; Canopies

    • Address: 1028 Cherokee Road. The Bonnie (a.k.a. The Highlander) was the earliest of Joseph & Joseph's suburban apartment buildings and displays two of the firm's signature characteristics: a highly decorated appearance achieved with the use of...
    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

    • Majestic Theatre, exterior.

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

    • Address: 618 S. Fourth Street (Building no longer exists.) The Majestic opened as a vaudeville theater in 1908. Beyond that fact, however, its history is far less certain. The most commonly stated version is that the 1908 theater was torn down and...
    • George Kopmeier Residence.

    • George Kopmeier Residence.

    • Buildings; Houses

    • Address: 1434 Cherokee Road. Houses sited on hillsides, prominent walkways and stone steps, expansive porches, front-facing dormers and blue or green-glazed terra cotta roof tiles are all characteristic of the many Louisville homes designed by...
    • Anderson County Courthouse.

    • Anderson County Courthouse.

    • Buildings; Courthouses; Clock towers; Sculpture

    • Address: 137 South Main Street, Lawrenceburg, Ky. The Beaux-Arts style Anderson County Courthouse is shown. The building is made of stone with four columns holding up the cornice. The top of the building is noted for its cupola with inset clock. In...
    • Mammoth Building.

    • Mammoth Building.

    • Buildings; Automobiles; Bicycles & tricycles

    • Address: 604-612 W. Walnut Street (Building no longer exists). An unidentified building is shown in construction. It might be the Mammoth Building. The building has a suspended canopy, and mostly brick construction. The first floor has large...
    • Rosenbaum residence.

    • Rosenbaum residence.

    • Buildings; Houses

    • Address: 1418 Cherokee Road. Two residences are shown. The one on the left is the Rosenbaum residence designed by Joseph & Joseph. The entryway has a canopy with a balcony above and a wrap around porch with a metal grille. The striped canopy is...
    • Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

    • Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

    • Buildings; Hospitals; Waverly Hills Sanatorium (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Location: Dixie Highway, Pleasure Ridge Park. When it opened in 1911, Waverly Hills Sanatorium housed only eight patients. The design of the building is in keeping with theories of the time regarding the efficacy of a rural setting and atmosphere...
    • Residences, unidentified.

    • Residences, unidentified.

    • Buildings; Houses

    • These unidentified homes are in a design typical to the Highlands / Cherokee Park area. They rest on top of a terraced hill with a walkway approaching a covered entryway. The buildings are multi-level with tile roofs. The one house has a dormer...
    • Atherton Building.

    • Atherton Building.

    • Buildings; Canopies; Utility poles; Atherton Building (Louisville, Ky.)

    • Original address: 610 S. Fourth Street (Later known as the Francis Building.) The Atherton Building is shown with Southern Optical Co. sign on the corner, but most other storefronts empty. There's graffiti on the window next to Southern Optical and...
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