Broadway Theatre

1515 7th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20001

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A theatre for Washington’s Black community. The Broadway Theatre opened on December 19, 1921. Described as ‘a handsome two-story brick & terra-cotta building, it was demolished in the 1980’s.

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teecee
teecee on November 13, 2009 at 11:48 am

A photo can be found in the “Shaw Historic District” pamphlet published by the DC Historic Preservation Office in 2008. Caption states that patronage was 4500 per week in 1927.

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