The Rivola Theatre is a significant example of an early movie house. The building possesses architectural merit, exemplified by the bracketed tin cornice, tripartite arched windows, pedimented side windows, and use of ornamental quoins. This photo was taken for the Heritage Documentation Programs, a division of the National Parks Services. The Heritage Documentation Programs is responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and Historic American Landscapes Survey. All information from the Heritage Documentation Programs is archived in the Library of Congress.
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