Mayor Bill de Blasio and wife Chirlane McCray attending the Kings Theatre Re-Opening in Flatbush, Brooklyn on February 3, 2015 in New York City.
A once gilded Brooklyn movie palace that's been crumbling for decades, with pigeons infesting its stage, is back - again a glittering gem from the 1920s.
Diana Ross headlines the opening night at the 3,200-seat Kings Theatre where a teenage Barbra Streisand spent afternoons enjoying double-features.
After a two-year, $95 million renovation, every detail from its jazz age 1929 incarnation has come to life amid computerized sound and LED lighting. The theater that first opened weeks before the Wall Street crash is now the largest in New York's biggest borough.