Forgotten Paramount Theater, Newark, New Jersey Opened on Market Street in 1895 and later remodelled in the Art Deco style, the Newark Theater – as it was originally known – was one of the most popular attractions of downtown Newark. Renamed the Paramount, it featured vaudeville (variety shows) and later film before the curtain fell for the final time on April 1, 1986. Mae West set a box office record at the Paramount Theater in 1939 and a young Jerry Lewis worked there as an u
Located in the mountains east of Lake Como in Italy, this wonderful abandoned Baroque mansion is known locally as “Villa de Vecchi”, or the Ghost Mansion. The building has been derelict for years and according to urban legend, was the scene of a murder or suicide. While an effort is underway to save and restore the abandoned mansion, it’s future remains uncertain.
Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, Spokane, WA. The beautiful Art Deco 1931 theater was restored in 2000. In addition to the wonderful Art Deco murals, the original hand-painted fire curtain was restored. [1st of two pins]