Canoe Theatre

2377 Pitkin Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11207

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Canoe Theatre

Located in the Cypress Hill district of Brooklyn. This small movie theatre was operated by August Hassel from 1910 until 1913. By 1914 it was named the Canoe Theatre. It had closed by 1926.

In 2018 the building is used by the Greater Jerusalem Baptist Church.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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davidcoppock
davidcoppock on November 14, 2018 at 8:28 pm

Did you need a canoe to get there?

robboehm
robboehm on November 15, 2018 at 6:59 am

David, agree it’s an odd name. None-the-less uploaded a picture of the now Greater Jerusalem Baptist Church from their website.

Orlando
Orlando on November 15, 2018 at 7:16 am

Below the second floor windows is the form of a “canoe” or am I imagining this? The least known of any Pitkin Avenue theatre address, when did this surface… the Canoe that is…

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