Garden Theatre

1176 Main Street,
Springfield, MA 01101

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Garden Theatre

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The Garden Theatre was located just south of Court Square on Main Street at the corner of Bliss Street. The building still exists. The front area is used for retail and the auditorium is an auto repair facility.

Contributed by AlLarkin

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EdwardShear on December 3, 2004 at 4:53 pm

The Garden closed in 1953. In 1954, the then popular downtown grocer, Springfield Market, took it over, gutted the theater and it became a grocery store until the mid ‘60’s.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 17, 2010 at 11:17 am

The Garden is listed in the 1927 Film Daily Yearbook as having 630 seats, open daily.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 14, 2013 at 2:32 pm

The NRHP registration form for the Edisonia Theatre Block says that it was built in 1913 and designed by local architects E.C. & G.C. Gardner. The building was added to the NRHP in 1983.

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