Ritz Theater, 1939, Toccoa

Now known as the Schaefer Center, the old Ritz Theatre operated from 1939 until 1985. I made a series of photographs for the Fox Theatre Institute in 2011 and 2012 when restoration was in progress and haven’t been back since it has reopened. The most glaring absence is the old marquee on the front of the structure, which I hope will soon be replaced, as it’s completely integral to the building’s appearance . I hope to visit again soon and share “after” photos.

Downtown Toccoa Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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