City Island Theater

385 City Island Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10464

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Not to be confused with the City Cinema Twin in Coop City, this was located on the City Island section of the Bronx.

Contributed by RobertR

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 5, 2005 at 12:13 pm

The City Island Theater is listed in the Film Daily Yearbook, 1926 edition has having 250 seats. It has disappeared from the listings in the 1930 edition of F.D.Y.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on October 17, 2006 at 10:53 am

This is listed in early Film Daily Year Books as the Raymond Theatre, with 587 seats. The same postcard that is displayed in yesterday’s link also appears in a recent pictorial book about City Island, where the theatre is also identified as the Raymond.

shoeshoe14 on May 15, 2007 at 4:31 pm

I was there on Saturday. It’s on the right side going away from the bridge and is an IGA. The above picture is in the entranceway, hung up. It’s a beautiful building. It seems once it closed, they stripped away the paint to reveal the beautiful symmetrical features of the stone and red brick building. Much nicer, indeed. Great masonry.

RobertR on August 18, 2007 at 1:30 pm

In 1969 this seems to have been known as New City Island
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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on April 14, 2008 at 8:58 am

Here’s a 1941 image as the Raymond Theatre. Is the building still being used as a supermarket?
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