Rivoli Theater

124 S. Main Street,
Blackwell, OK 74631

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Previously operated by: Griffith Amusement Company

Architects: John Adolph Emil Eberson

Functions: Housing

Previous Names: Griffith Theater

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Rivoli Theater

The Rivoli Theatre was opened in 193o and was still open in 1957. In the mid-1970’s it was converted into an apartment building.

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Lauren Durbin
Lauren Durbin on July 23, 2005 at 8:12 am

Open from 1930 to 1961.

kencmcintyre on March 12, 2007 at 6:09 pm

The Rivoli is now an apartment building.

raybradley on August 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm

A lost and forgotten jewel, the Rivoli Theatre was elegant, sophisticated, and had comfortable stadium style seating. Clear exterior/interior photos can be seen by typing in word “rivoli” …
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seymourcox on November 29, 2009 at 10:54 am

This lovely theatre design came from the drawing board of famed architect John Eberson.

seymourcox on July 11, 2010 at 11:57 am

Vintage images of the Rivoli Theatre can be seen here;

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on November 25, 2010 at 8:19 pm

From the 1920s a postcard view of Main Street along with the Rivoli Theater in Blackwell.

raybradley on March 6, 2011 at 1:38 pm

This is what the former Rivoli Theatre (photo right) looks like these days,
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raybradley on March 30, 2011 at 8:49 am

For a 1930s view of the Rivoli go up to 08-12-07 post and type in “blackwell from pavillion”

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