Central Theatre

970 Farmington Avenue,
West Hartford, CT 06107

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Central Theatre - Now Office Building

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The Central Theatre is located in the heart of West Hartford Center. By 1941 it was operated by Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp. It Closed in 1979 and is now a mini-mall. The ghost of its earlier marquee can be seen in the slightly stylized ‘Central’ sign that adorns the mini-mall’s entrance.

Contributed by Roger Katz

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William
William on November 20, 2003 at 12:18 am

The Central Theatre seated 900 people.

shoeshoe14
shoeshoe14 on September 9, 2005 at 4:08 pm

I rode by this the other day on bike and stopped in for a look. The walls are marble and the chandeliers are amazing. Don’t know if they were the originals? There’s a bunch of them and there are shops along the hallway. There are also old movie poster metal holders on the walls.

SpikeSpiegel6262044
SpikeSpiegel6262044 on January 31, 2006 at 11:25 pm

I have been inside the building also and wow, it’s still beautiful.
Maggie Moos has nice digs.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on February 10, 2008 at 2:41 am

The Central can be seen in this 1972 photo:
http://tinyurl.com/22qkdc

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on February 22, 2008 at 5:45 pm

The Central Theater closed in 1976. It reopened in 1978 as a combination movie theatre/disco before closing for good in 1979.

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