Studio IV

222 E. 6th Street,
Austin, TX 78701

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Yank Theatre, Austin, TX

The Yank Theatre opened in 1944 with seating listed at 435. The theatre was located a block west of the former Iris Theatre and closed in the mid-1950’s. It was later operated as an adult movie theatre named Studio IV which closed in 1973. The building went into retail use, and by 2010, was operating as a bar. By 2016 it was operating as a dance club named New York, New York.

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TLSLOEWS on August 11, 2010 at 5:23 pm

Aces Up a bar is at this location now.

Matthew Prigge
Matthew Prigge on November 19, 2012 at 8:38 pm

The 1970 Presidential report on Pornography lists a Studio Theatre at 222 E 6th as being a theatre that ran adult films. I’ll leave it to everyone else to comment why they changed the name from “Yank.”

DavidZornig on December 23, 2018 at 7:48 pm

Mid `50s photo as the Yank added credit Jes Garcia.

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