Proctor's Theater (Yonkers, New York)

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Proctor's Theater
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Proctor's RKO Theater as seen from Nepperhan Avenue
Proctor's Theater (Yonkers, New York) is located in New York
Proctor's Theater (Yonkers, New York)
Proctor's Theater (Yonkers, New York) is located in the US
Proctor's Theater (Yonkers, New York)
Location53 S. Broadway, Yonkers, New York
Coordinates40°55′55.6″N 73°53′58.0″W / 40.932111°N 73.899444°W / 40.932111; -73.899444Coordinates: 40°55′55.6″N 73°53′58.0″W / 40.932111°N 73.899444°W / 40.932111; -73.899444
Arealess than one acre
Built1914
ArchitectWilliam E. Lehman
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #08001083 [1]
Added to NRHPNovember 21, 2008

Proctor's Theater, also known as Proctor's Palace and RKO Proctor's, is a historic (1914) movie theater located at Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. It was built 1914-1916 and operated initially as a vaudeville house. William E. Lehman was the theater's architect. It became part of the RKO Pictures circuit in 1929 and closed as a movie theater in 1973. It was subsequently converted to retail and office use.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Cinema Treasures: Proctor's Palace, Yonkers, NY

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