Holyoke, Massachusetts was once flush with money from its mills, and the Victory Theatre - named after the Allied victory in World War I - was one of the finest theaters in town. When the industries left, the economy plummeted and much of the town's gorgeous architectural heritage was destroyed. Now, the Victory is the only theater left and a fierce battle is being waged not just for its existence, but perhaps the entire downtown itself. Find out more about the Victory Theatre in "Abandoned America: Dismantling the Dream". 

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