Broadway Theatre

3411 North Broadway Street,
Knoxville, TN 37917

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bbrown1
bbrown1 on July 13, 2007 at 9:10 pm

The Broadway Theatre is listed as being open from about 1940 to 1955. That location is just about a block from Fulton High School, and a few blocks from St. Mary’s Hospital.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on September 12, 2007 at 4:47 pm

Ron Allen’s research shows the Broadway opening in 1939. please see http://www.knology.net/~ronallen/Theaters.htm

bbrown1
bbrown1 on June 14, 2009 at 10:45 pm

At the link below is a small photo of the Broadway Theater from about 1947:

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drewc
drewc on September 28, 2009 at 12:35 am

According to this sign (sorry for the context) I found on Ebay, the Broadway Theatre had existed in 1925.

tntim
tntim on June 8, 2011 at 4:56 pm

On Streetview, the Broadway Theatre was in the space between the alley and the building on the left. Broadway was renumbered sometime in the past, so the current address is 3411 North Broadway.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on December 9, 2013 at 10:43 am

drewc – The sign you found is a modern casting made in some quantities for unknown purposes. I bought one on eBay too, thinking it was a unique if regrettable relic of the Jim Crow era. I then discovered that there were dozens of them floating around and that the Broadway hadn’t even opened until 1925.

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