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State Theatre, 238-244 Liberty Street, Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY

State Theatre, 238-244 Liberty Street, Schenectady, Schenectady County, NY

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Significance: The State Theater open on December 10, 1922, showing Harold Lloyd's first five reel silent film comedy "Grandma's Boy". The opening was celebrated by Schenectady Socialist Mayor George Lunn and New York City Soprano, Eldora Stanford. The interior architectural design is a fine display of rich ornamentation, and excellent plaster craftsmanship characteristic of early 20th century movie theater design.
Survey number: HABS NY-6264

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Location

South Schenectady42.81528, -73.94378
Google Map of 42.8152781, -73.9437834
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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