RKO Bushwick Theatre
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The Bushwick Theatre opened on September 11, 1911 and was operated by Percy Williams as a vaudeville theatre. It became part of the B.F. Keith’s chain in 1912. In the summer of 1926 a Wurlitzer 2 manual 8 ranks organ was installed. B.F. Keith operated the theatre until 1930 It became a movie theatre for the RKO-Keiths chain in 1930 and operated until closing in 1969.
Church use followed, for a period of time, then the building fell into disuse and decay for decades.
A high school opened within the shell of the former theatre in March of 2004.
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