Avenue A Theater

51 Avenue A,
New York, NY 10009

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TLSLOEWS on May 9, 2010 at 5:30 pm

Never heard of LOEWS HOLLYWOOD, but check out the story of LOEWS Avenue B build on the site of Marcus Loew birthplace.

bshapiro on August 20, 2009 at 1:09 am

That would be the Loews Hollywood, see the listing with photos on this site. And there’s a link to a photo from when it was operating.

Profjoe on August 19, 2009 at 5:45 pm

If the Avenue A was on 4th Street (where the Ageloff Towers stand) then what theater was on Avenue A between 6th and 7th, the building still standing?

bshapiro on June 8, 2009 at 10:20 pm

In 1929 the existing buildings on this block were demolished to erect two apartment blocks called Ageloff Towers, still standing, that have some nice deco details.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on April 25, 2008 at 1:26 pm

The Avenue A is listed in Film Daily Year Books through the 1929 edition, with 600 seats reported. It is not listed in the 1930 edition or any thereafter. It probably wasn’t worth the expense of being “wired” for sound movies.