Eden Theater

409 Fifth Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Eden Theater

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The Eden Theater is listed as being open at this address in 1910. It is listed in the 1926, 1927 and 1930 Film Daily Yearbooks with seating for 500.

The Eden Theatre was closed in 1937, and today operates as a supermarket.

Contributed by Ken Roe/Lost Memory

Recent comments (view all 16 comments)

mikemorano on July 26, 2006 at 2:04 pm

I enjoy your photo’s kenroe. Are you a professional photographer?

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 26, 2006 at 2:11 pm

No mike, just an amateur theatre enthusiast who goes around cities of the world, photographing the buildings and researching their history. Glad to hear you enjoy looking at my ‘work’.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 26, 2006 at 4:32 pm

Ken….I did a quick check on 419 7th Avenue. I believe the first c/o I found for this address was from 1927. Its listed as a 414 seat moving picture theater. Actually NYC gives the address as 419-21 7th Avenue but 419 is just fine. Are you going to write this one up?

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 26, 2006 at 5:06 pm

Lost Memory;I have submitted the Minerva Theatre. I have many more theatres in NYC to add, but first I want to catch up on posting photographs I took of theatre’s already listed, particulary those which currently have no image posted up.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 26, 2006 at 5:37 pm

You are fast Ken. No grass grows under your feet. LOL Take your time. I was just curious if you were going to add the Minerva.

frankie on July 28, 2006 at 10:01 am

I’m out here, fellas, reading all your great updates on my neighborhood. You guys are TERRIFIC ! If ya wanna cry, check out the apartment tower that’s going up right behind the site of the 16th Street Theater below Fifth Avenue. At least someone’s LIVING INSIDE the old Globe on 15th above Fifth !!!

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 18, 2007 at 10:07 pm

A Wurlitzer theater organ opus 990 style 108 was installed in the Eden Theater on 1/30/1925.

Bway on June 9, 2011 at 9:17 pm

Ken, will you be adding your wonderful collection of photos to the site?

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 10, 2011 at 6:54 am

Bway, I have 1,000’s, so it will some time to add them, but will work on it!

ERD on June 10, 2011 at 9:19 am

KenRoe, I appreciate all your contributions to Cinema Treasures.

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