292 Flatbush Avenue,
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Built on the site of an earlier (1911) Carlton Theatre that had 450 seats. In 1913 an airdome theatre was added. These were both closed on 10th May 1925 and were demolished (apart from the main facade). The new Carlton Theatre opened on February 8th, 1926 and was operated by the Brandt Circuit. It had a 1,124 seat airdome theatre on the roof that was decorated in an Italianate style.
It was named for nearby Carlton Place, yet it stood on Flatbush Avenue at Seventh Avenue, a block north of the Flatbush Pavillion (formerly the Plaza). The theatre had a balcony, and in its later days ran kung-fu and blaxploitation movies.
It closed in the early-1980’s and became the first theater to converted into a church by the Brooklyn Tabernacle, which later moved into the far more spacious former Metropolitan Theater. The Carlton Theatre was demolished in 2004.
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