Kingsbridge Theatre

15 E. Kingsbridge Road,
Bronx, NY 10468

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Kingsbridge Theatre

The Kingsbridge Theatre opened in 1921, located on Kingsbridge Road near Jerome Avenue. It had seating for 1,125. The theatre closed by the early-1950’s and has served as a supermarket for many years.

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bamtino on August 16, 2004 at 6:21 pm

A 1947 image of the theatre:
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The site in 2002:
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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 27, 2006 at 2:20 pm

Two photographs of the Kingsbridge Theatre that I took in June 2005 from the Elevated platform of the Metro at Kingsbridge Road Station:

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on February 12, 2012 at 4:06 am

The April 28, 1921, issue of Engineering News-Record said that architect and engineer I. Margon was preparing plans for a theater and store building, 138x160 feet, on Kingsbridge Road at Jerome Avenue.

A few years after this theater was built, architect Irving Margon, then in partnership with Adolph Holder, would design, in association with Emery Roth, one of New York City’s iconic apartment buildings, the twin-towered Eldorado Apartments at 300 Central Park West.

rickenlouie on May 6, 2013 at 10:55 am

As a kid I worked there after it was converted to an A&P food market. Never knew it was a theater.

Willburg145 on July 4, 2017 at 7:18 am

I wonder if it was an ornate interior.

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