Western New York Heritage

Vaudeville, Vacancy and Restoration: A History of the Hollywood Theatre in Gowanda

In the 1920s, a fire ravaged Gowanda and left only a pile of rubble where its grand Opera House once stood. The community was devastated, but a local businessman was waiting in the wings to construct its next great movie playhouse. 

The full content is available in the Fall 2011 Issue.