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Rivoli Theatre

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Rivoli Theatre. Historic photos by BFA via Vintage Buffalo NY, David Steele, BuffaloAH.com

Location

1111 Broadway Street, Buffalo, NY 14212
Google Bird's Eye View
Fillmore Council District
SBL: 112.29-7-4.1
Erie County Property Info
County Tax Map (loads GIS page)
City of Buffalo Parcel Viewer
Technically part of combined parcel at 1105 Broadway

Next to: Allsafe Building
Across from: T.J. Puchalski Florist, 1118 Broadway and Rose Furniture

Owner

Saleh A. Mohamed per City of Buffalo Property Information
Saleh A. Mohamed owns the following neighboring buildings: 1111 Broadway , 1105 Broadway , 1093 Broadway , 1096 Broadway

Physical Description

A 1 screen, 1520 seat movie theater in Buffalo's Broadway-Fillmore area

Current Condition

Demolished in 1984 for parking lot and ugly one story building.

History

  • Opened in 1919.
  • Closed late 1977.
  • Demolished February 1984.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2013 - Owner of combined parcel is looking to demolish adjacent Allsafe Building for more suburban sprawl design.
  • May 2013 - City of Buffalo Preservation Board voted to recommend against demolition citing its condition, design, and historical significance.
    • comments at public meeting suggested the better course of action would be to demolish the 1984 building instead of losing the quality building left on the parcel.

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Added 2013-05-16 • Last changed 2016-10-27