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135 Brooklyn Theatres!

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Courtesy of the New York City Municipal Archives, the Museum of the City of New York,
 Cinema Treasures, the Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn.com, and the Library of Congress.

Photos were taken in 1940, unless otherwise indicated. Below is a simple listing of all the theatres shown here.

 

16th Street Albemarle Alben Alhambra Ambassador American Art
Astor Atlantic Avalon Avenue D Avenue U Beverly Biltmore
Bobby Brooklyn Paramount Capitol Carlton Casino Century's
Colllege
Claridge
Classic Clinton Colonial Colony Congress De Kalb De Luxe
Decatur Dewey Eagle Earl Echo Embassy Empire
Fair Flora Folly Fortway Fox Garden Garfield
Gayety Globe Gloria Gold Granada Grove Halsey
Harbor Hopkinson Hyde & Behman's Imperial Jefferson Jewel Kenmore
Kent Kinema Kismet Lakeland Lindy Livonia Loew's 46th Street
Loew's Alpine Loew's Bedford Loew's Boro Park Loew's Century Loew's Kameo Loew's Kings Loew's Melba
Loew's Palace Loew's Pitkin Loew's Premier Luna Lyric    

 

16th Street Theatre, 166 16th Street

 

Albermarle Theatre, 973 Flatbush Avenue
1920

 

 

Alben Theatre, 5406 Third Avenue

 



Alhambra Theatre, Knickerbocker Avenue and Halsey Street

 

Ambassador Theatre, 776 Saratoga Avenue 

 

American Theatre, 910 Manhattan Avenue

 

Art Theatre, 954-8 Marcy Avenue

 

Astor Theatre, 927 Flatbush Avenue

 

Atlantic Theatre, 205 Flatbush Avenue

 

Avalon Theatre, 1720 Kings Highway

 

Avenue D Theatre, 4301 Avenue D

 

Avenue U Theatre, 1602 Avenue U



Beverly Theatre, 111 Church Avenue

 

Biltmore Theatre, 464 New Lots Avenue 

 

Bobby Theatre, 1160 Broadway

 

Brooklyn Paramount Theatre, 385 Flatbush Avenue Extension

 

Capitol Theatre, 286 Saratoga Avenue

 

Carlton Theatre, 292 Flatbush Avenue

 

Casino Theatre, 1151-1155 De Kalb Avenue
191?
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Century's College, 1584 Flatbush Avenue

 

Claridge Theatre, 443 Avenue P

 

Classic Theatre, 180 Tompkins Avenue

 

Clinton Theatre, 595 Clinton Street

 

Colonial Theatre, 1746 Broadway

 

Colony Theatre, 6502 18th Avenue

 

Congress Theatre, 1561 St. John's Place

 

De Kalb Theatre, De Kalb Avenue
1911
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

De Luxe Theatre, 2001 Bath Avenue

 

Decatur Theatre, 1674 Broadway

 

Dewey Movies, 2384 Coney Island Avenue

 

Eagle Theatre, 431 Central Avenue

 

Earl Theatre, 1114 Liberty Avenue

 

Echo Theatre, 368 Bushwick Avenue

 

Embassy Theatre, 3208 Fulton Street

 

Empire Theatre, 10 Ralph Avenue
1922
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Fair Theatre, 1830 Coney Island Avenue

 

Flora Theatre, 201 Atlantic Avenue

 

Folly Theatre, 15 Debevoise Street
1906
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Fortway Theatre, 6720 Fort Hamilton Parkway

 

Fox Theatre, 20 Flatbush Avenue
1935
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Garden Theatre, 4601 New Utrecht Avenue

 

Garfield Theatre, 269 5th Avenue

 

Gayety Theatre, 18-22 Throop Avenue
190?
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Globe Theatre, 7 Sumpter Street

 

Gloria Theatre, 395 Court Street

 

Gold Theatre, 176 Sands Street

 

Granada Theatre, 2819 Church Avenue

 

Grove Theatre, 474 Wilson Avenue

 

 

Halsey Theatre, 928 Halsey Street

 

 

Harbor Theatre, 9215 4th Avenue

 

Hopkinson Theatre, 482 Hopkinson Avenue

 

Hyde & Behman's Theatre, 365 Fulton Street
1938
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Imperial Theatre, 157 Imperial Avenue

 

Jefferson Theatre, 811 Myrtle Avenue

 

Jewel Theatre, 711 Kings Highway

 

Kenmore Theatre, 2101 Church Avenue
 

 

Kent Theatre, 1170 Coney Island Avenue
 

 

Kinema Theatre, 2505 Pitkin Avenue

 


 

Kismet Theatre, 785 De Kalb Avenue

 


 

Lakeland Theatre, 273 Brighton Beach Avenue

 

Lindy Theatre, 118 Graham Avenue

 

Livonia Theatre, 382 Livonia Avenue

 

Loew's 46th Street Theatre, 4565 New Utrecht Avenue

 

Loew's Alpine Theatre, 6817 5thAvenue

 

Loew's Bedford Theatre, 1372 Bedford Avenue
 



Loew's Boro Park Theatre, 5102 New Utrecht Avenue

 

Loew's Century Theatre, 1252 Nostrand Avenue

 

Loew's Kameo Theatre , 530 Eastern Parkway
(originally 'Cameo Theatre')
1924
Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.

 

Loew's Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue

 

Loew's Melba Theatre, 300 Livingston Street

 

Loew's Palace Theatre, East New York Avenue and Strauss Street
 

Loew's Pitkin Theatre, 1501 Pitkin Avenue
Read more about this theatre.

 

Loew's Premier, 509 Sutter Avenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Luna Theatre, 211 Columbia Street

 

 

Lyric Theatre, 2245 Pitkin Avenue

 

 

 

 

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