Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana)

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Rivoli Theater
Rivoli Theater in Indianapolis.jpg
Front of the theater
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana) is located in Indianapolis
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana) is located in Indiana
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana) is located in the United States
Rivoli Theater (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Location3155 E. 10th St., Indianapolis, Indiana
Coordinates39°46′52″N 86°6′41″W / 39.78111°N 86.11139°W / 39.78111; -86.11139Coordinates: 39°46′52″N 86°6′41″W / 39.78111°N 86.11139°W / 39.78111; -86.11139
Arealess than one acre
ArchitectHenry Ziegler Dietz; D.R. Lederman
Architectural styleMission/Spanish Revival
NRHP reference #04000630[1]
Added to NRHPJune 22, 2004

The Rivoli Theater is a historic theater on the eastern side of Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The theater was built in 1927 and was designed by architect Henry Ziegler Dietz.[2] Originally designed and built as a single screen movie theater by Universal Pictures, it was sold in 1937 and continued to provide motion pictures and live entertainment until its final closure in 1992. Since this time the venue has remained largely vacant.[3] In 2007 the Rivoli Theater was acquired by the Rivoli Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., with the intent to restore and reopen the theater.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ http://cinematreasures.org/theater/4178/
  3. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-08-01. Note: This includes Lauren Oswalt, Meghan Green, and Charles R. Chulchain (October 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Rivoli Theater" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-01.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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