Artistic Theater

224 Elk Street,
Buffalo, NY 14210

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The Elk Theater opened in 1915 at 224 Elk Street (originally 824 Elk Street before the street was renumbered at some point). The theater was a concrete block structure costing $5,000 to construct. It remained open until 1918, closed and was open again from 1923 until 1926.

It reopened once again in 1931 as the Artistic Theater operating as a second run house. It closed for good in 1951. It was a motor repair shop in the 1980s.

Contributed by alan lapp

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kencmcintyre on August 1, 2008 at 1:27 am

Here is the current listing. Function should be machine shop, if we have that category:

kencmcintyre on August 1, 2008 at 2:59 am

It’s an architectural masterpiece.

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