Garfield Theater

269 Fifth Avenue,
Park Slope,
Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Garfield Theatre exterior

The Garfield Theater stood on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope. It closed in the 1950’s after having served the neighborhood’s moviegoing needs for a number of years.

Contributed by philipgoldberg

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philipgoldberg
philipgoldberg on November 25, 2002 at 8:31 am

The theater was razed for a gas station was closed years ago. The old gas station is fenced in and is now used as a parking lot.

William
William on November 14, 2003 at 6:05 pm

The Garfield Theatre seated 593 people.

jflundy
jflundy on November 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm

Here is a 1948 photo:

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jflundy
jflundy on November 8, 2009 at 2:14 pm

The marquee in the above photo lists “Captain Kidd” with Randolph Scott, “Check Your Guns” with Eddie Dean, Cartoon Show, and a Serial. Kids probably paid .20 cents, an adult a quarter.

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