Atlantic Theatre

21 Atlantic Street SW,
Washington, DC 20032

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This Streamline-style movie house opened on November 5, 1945 in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, and was designed by John Eberson with his son, Drew. After it closed as a movie theater in 1968, it was used in the 1970’s as a concert venue and later a disco, but was then closed for years, and finally demolished.

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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on April 15, 2004 at 7:08 am

The seating capacity was 827, according to listings in various Film Daily Year Books.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 28, 2006 at 4:28 pm

This is a photo of the former Atlantic Theater.

retrodeb54 on December 16, 2009 at 7:23 pm

The chain was Wineland.

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