The Holyoke Theater started out as the Holyoke Opera House. Then vaudeville started there and then movies. Movies and theatrical performances under the name Holyoke Theater started in the 1920s. It was a second run theater. It held about 1800 people. In about 1945 it became the State. In the 1950s it closed. In the 1960s it burned.
Sanborn map analysis:
Sanborn 1889 map shows the Holyoke Opera House