My favorite of the turtles in the basement mural. Mr. Fade Out.
A leftover swatch remembers the last fabric sewn here.
Peeling paint reveals the room numbers of the past.
It’s not hard to see how Germany could turn these into a prison overnight.
It’s a straight view from the projection booth to the stage, but hell of a walk. At a fast pace, I think it would take 10 minutes to walk from this spot to the chair. Behind the curtains is a big white screen, so the theatre could be used for either stagework or moving pictures. The two projectors are set up for 3D movies right now–hence the little switch below the window–a Polaroid 3D synchronizer. Cool, huh?
The chalkboard in the filtering plant reminds new visitors of the last day.
“Ballistite is a smokeless propellant made from two high explosives, nitrocellulose and nitroglycerine. It was developed and patented by Alfred Nobel in the late 19th century.” -Wikipedia.
A window for light and air pokes above the big arch in the hallway. Most of the interior ceilings were broad brick archways.
The giant cog is missing on this machine, which turned a sugar slurry intro crystals. Green-blue stained glass makes the rusty machine glow in aquamarine.