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Rapids Theatre

1711-13 Main St
Niagara Falls NY 14305
(716) 205-8925

Visit Website Live Theatre
Record #23602  
 Opened: September 1, 1921
Capacity: 600 seats
Architect(s): Leon H Lempert
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: Wurlitzer
 Also Known As: Bellevue, Dome

Information for this tour was contributed by Louis Badolato & Keith Gramlich.

The Bellevue Theater opened in 1921 as Shea's Bellevue. It reopened in 1961 as the Rapids Theater. It showed its last movie in 1974 and reopened as a disco in 1978. It has also been used as a nightclub. Today it is known as the Dome Theater and is used for live concerts.

The Bellevue originally housed a Wurlitzer style 185 "Special" (Added a Tibia) and is Opus 442 from 1921.

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Last featured 10/7/2003. Last edited 2/17/2015.

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