Park Theatre

4618 14th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20011

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Robert K. Headley’s book ‘Motion Picture Exhibition in Washington DC’ lists this as the Park Theatre. Opened on July 1, 1924 with 870 seats. It closed in 1929, unable to compete with the Tivoli Theatre which had opened the same year, a mile south down the road.

Special thanks to Ken Roe for his research on this theatre.

Contributed by jack coursey

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JackCoursey
JackCoursey on January 21, 2008 at 8:59 am

Here is a January 2008 photo of the former Park Theatre.

sconnell1
sconnell1 on December 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm

The Park closed on January 28, 1962 with a double bill of “The Hustler” and “The Guns of Navarone”.

sconnell1
sconnell1 on December 26, 2011 at 1:58 pm

The Park opened on April 20, 1951 with “I’d Climb the Highest Mountain”.

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