Cutting-Edge Nostalgia: A Look at Two of Virginia’s Movie Palaces

Richmonders get their first look at a Crosely TV set in the lobby of the Byrd Theater.

Richmonders get their first look at a Crosely TV set in the lobby of the Byrd Theater.

From neglect to the rise of Netflix to general lack of funds, several of the opulent, old movie palaces across the Commonwealth have closed or have been repurposed altogether. But Kelsea Pieters looks at two of Virginia’s historic theaters that have survived – and thrive from support of those in their communities.

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