Loew's Fairmount Theatre

708 E. Tremont Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10457

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Joseph Angier
Joseph Angier on October 10, 2017 at 5:50 am

The Fairmount was about 2 to 3 miles northeast of Yankee Stadium. I lived equidistant between them

moviebuff82 on July 3, 2017 at 3:57 pm

How far was it from Yankee Stadium?

dan_blue on January 24, 2017 at 4:37 am

What’s the interior look like now? Is it being used?

michaelkaplan on January 23, 2017 at 9:11 pm

The theater was located a few blocks from my grandmother’s apartment in the Bronx, and I went once in 1953 to see “King of the Khyber Rifles” with Tyrone Power. I was obsessed with CinemaScope films and this was an early one. I remember very little about the theater, except that it was a rather small one by Loew’s standards.

RyanB on September 18, 2014 at 6:26 am

I am a fireman who works In This neighborhood, my firehouse is on Tremont avenue in between the lowes fairmont theater and the RKO Chestertheater that was on Boston road, do any of you have any

original pics of any of these theaters in their glory days, my company often performs safey inspections on These buildings and we would love to see some pictures of the inside of these buildings in their hay day.

TLSLOEWS on February 11, 2010 at 8:45 am

Looks like the old LOEWS marquee with the Loews ripped off.

APK on January 24, 2008 at 10:54 am

Loew’s Fairmount
708 East Tremont Avenue

Bronx, New York 10457

The 1928 Robert-Morton theatre pipe organ was disassembled some time prior to 1985 and is now installed in the studio of Paul van der Molen of Wheaton, Illinois.
The organ was described as having “18 ranks, 6 tuned percussions,” and “a toy counter for special effects.”

There is at least one recording of the organ: a two-cassette collection* of hymns entitled “Glory Sounds” played by organist Tom Hazleton. The set was issued by:

Wheaton-Fox Productions
O North 468 Witlow Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187

(*spotted at a used-book store outside Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

LuisV on December 12, 2006 at 7:51 am

Has all of the internal ornamentation been lost? Are there drop ceilings protecting the original ceiling?

Alanem on July 12, 2006 at 7:27 pm

My dad and his partners ran the Fairmount Theater from 1960—1969. It was a beautiful theater.
A few years later they bought the Deluxe theater on Tremont and Belmont, a block away. Dad was a great manager and showman. They turned both theaters into money makers.
It’s was heyday of great films, 1960-1969.
What actors! What directors! What films!
There were movie theaters all over the Bronx—
the RKO Chester, the Vogue, the Loew’s Elsmere, the Fairmount, the Deluxe, the Crotona, the Art, the Devon, the Dover, the Ascot, the Loew’s Paradise, the RKO Fordham, the Valentine, the David Marcus, the Palace, the Earl, The Ogden, and many others.

charliek on September 12, 2004 at 11:15 am

To view several recent pics, click here and scroll half-way down the page:
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joemasher on March 31, 2004 at 7:06 am

The theatre operated in the late 80’s and early 90’s as the Fairmount 4 by an independent operator. After sitting dark for years, the theatre became a supermarket. The lobby and auditorium, right up to the stage, was gutted and leveled for the store. The decor above the drop ceiling and balcony (which was split into two theatres) is apparently still intact. The marquee frame is still there; the supermarket’s signage is hung over it.