Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Bijou, Strand, Vaudeville, book in the future?

Although this was located in Manhattan, it is similar to my new obsession: movie theaters at the turn of the 20th century in Rochester, NY. I saw a picture of Fay's Vaudeville, Bijou Dream and others located around the city and now I am hooked. Most of the photos I found are not for public use, but I plan on finding every one of them regardless; I plan on reconstructing my own little past. After months of scouring the city, wild eyed, withdrawn and fatigued, I will sleep for days and days and days, dreaming of where I should have been...

Underneath the marquee,


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