Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

5-1985

Description

Now the TCC Roper Performing Art Center, Loew’s State Theater opened in 1926 and featured gilded box seats, glass chandeliers and air conditioning. The theater closed in the 1970s and was unoccupied for over twenty years until revitalized by Tidewater Community College. It was reopened in 2000 and has been enjoying a renaissance since.

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http://www.tcc.edu/roper/

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Virginia -- Norfolk; Shopping centers;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Virginia

City Name

Norfolk

Keywords

arts, city blocks, entertainment facilities, theater

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