Loew's Fairmount Theatre

708 East Tremont Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10457

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TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on February 11, 2010 at 4:45 pm

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

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 18, 2009 at 6:35 pm

Still had the vertical sign in this 1976 photo.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 18, 2009 at 6:23 pm

This is a photo from 1981. That is one ugly marquee.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 3, 2008 at 2:25 am

Here is a new link to the photo posted on Jun 4, 2008.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 4, 2008 at 3:21 pm

This is a photo of Loew’s Fairmount.

APK
APK on January 24, 2008 at 6:54 pm

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
LuisV on December 12, 2006 at 3:51 pm

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

Alanem
Alanem on July 13, 2006 at 3:27 am

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.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 28, 2005 at 10:28 pm

A Robert-Morton organ Size 3/19 was installed in the Loew’s Fairmount Theater in 1928.

charliek
charliek on September 12, 2004 at 7:15 pm

To view several recent pics, click here and scroll half-way down the page:
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joemasher
joemasher on March 31, 2004 at 4:06 pm

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.