Rose Theatre

182 West 102nd Street,
New York, NY 10025

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The Rose Theatre was located on 102nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan. It was opened prior to 1926, and was closed around 1941-1942.

Any futher information would be appreciated.

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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on September 18, 2004 at 10:34 am

The Rose Theatre had 442 seats and was listed as closed by the time of the 1942 Film Daily Year Book.

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on January 26, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Still open in 1934 with 470 seats according to my Film Daily Year Book.

Movieplace
Movieplace on April 28, 2009 at 12:59 pm

The location of this theatre is now occupied by The Fredrick Douglas Houses of the NYCHA.

AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on February 20, 2010 at 4:24 pm

Still listed as open in the 1941 Film Daily Yearbook.

Movieplace
Movieplace on February 8, 2013 at 1:57 pm

I am wrong in my post from 2009. The theater would be in what is now the field next to the new building that houses a school. P.S. 179 is what is was called when I was a kid, then it was home to West Side High School.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on February 8, 2013 at 2:45 pm

Why is Loews Showboat Quad, across the Hudson River in New Jersey, listed as a “Nearby Theater?” Best laugh I’ve had all day!

Movieplace
Movieplace on February 8, 2013 at 3:28 pm

That always bugged me too. I think I can see it from my apartment over there in Jersey. Why “Showboat”? I know it’s by the river but there is nothing showboatesque about it.

Movieplace
Movieplace on February 8, 2013 at 3:40 pm

I am wrong again, I actually can see the multiplex that put the Showboat out of business. The Showboat is now a Trader Joe’s. It shared the parking lot with a restaurant on a retired ferry boat, The Binghampton. The restaurant closed and the Binghampton is half sunk and it looks as if it is collapsing.

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