Christopher Street , New York. Just west of 2nd Avenue on the south side of E. Enter through a blue door, there are videos on your right and left. Walk all the way to the rear of the store there are video booths on the lef
Forgotten Gay History – The Infamous Adonis Movie Theater NYC (1975 – 1988)
Forgotten Gay History - The Infamous Adonis Movie Theater NYC ( - )
Charging that the owners of the Bijou Cinema were ''essentially operating an AIDS breeding ground with profit being the driving force,'' Dr. Stephen C. Joseph said inspectors from the City Department of Consumer Affairs had observed sexual activities at the theaters that carried a high risk of spreading AIDS. Warnings Said Ignored. Joseph said Nick Nicolaou, the operator of the Bijou, and Arthur Morgenroth, operator of the Variety, had ignored more than a year of warnings to control such activities. Neither Mr.
It was a grandly opulent vaudeville house turned movie theater on Eighth Avenue and 51st Street which in its declining years was revamped for stud romping, porn and anonymous sex. The Adonis came complete with a grand lobby and a balcony flanked by solid two-story Ionic columns. Even as men prowled the aisles looking for sex the vast if not somewhat faded grandness of the theater could not be overlooked.
Opened in September as the 1,seat Tivoli Theatre. It also had a seat roof garden theatre. It presented movies and vaudeville and was equipped with a Kimball theatre organ. The Adonis Theatre was demolished in Found this website on the internet.