Hyde Park Theatre

1988 Chelsea Avenue,
Memphis, TN 38108

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Hyde Park Theatre

Negro house opened in a new building on the North side of Memphis in 1948 by Arthur Blackwell. Open at least until 1955. It became an auto-repair shop, and was demolished in 2002.

Contributed by Chief Bob Jensen

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vastor on May 25, 2013 at 6:15 pm

The building survived until 2002 when it made its last appearance in the WKNO documentary “At The Movies.” It was an auto repair shop, it never was a lovely building, and it was torn down that year.

vastor on May 26, 2013 at 7:38 pm

It appears that the marquee was one of the pie-shaped varieties like the Luciann and the Georgia.

dallasmovietheaters on September 2, 2016 at 3:17 pm

Estes W. Mann of Memphis was the architect in 1947 with sketch in photos.

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