Hub Theatre

440 Westchester Avenue,
Bronx, NY

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This theater opened in the 20s on Westchester Avenue near Bergen Avenue and sat about 550. It closed by the late 40s. The Hub has been torn down, and a public parking lot is on the site today.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 29, 2005 at 5:51 pm

A Wurlitzer organ Opus 421 Style 110 was installed in the Hub Theater on 5/31/1921.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on June 9, 2007 at 6:04 pm

CALM IN THEATRE FIRE.; Audience Slowly Leaves Bronx Motion Picture House.

NY Times December 23, 1922

Several hundred persons left the Hub motion picture theatre in an orderly fashion after a fire had started in the operator’s room. Manager Herman Gordon went to the platform when the fire started and told the audience they were not in danger. The fire was caused by a broken film. The operator, George Frank prevented it from escaping into the auditorium. He put out the blaze before the arrival of the fire department.

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