Jerome Theatre

W. Tremont Avenue and Jerome Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10453

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1946 photo courtesy of the AmeriCar The Beautiful Facebook page.

The Jerome Theatre opened in 1926 and could seat 1,660. It was operated by the Consolidated Amusement Company chain. It was located on the northwest corner of W. Tremont Avenue and Jerome Avenue in the Tremont section of the Bronx. In the 1950’s, the Jerome Theatre was renamed the Art Jerome Theatre. It now houses a church.

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RobertR on July 4, 2005 at 10:22 pm

Here it is billed as the Art Jerome
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OnslowKUA on March 20, 2007 at 9:59 pm

Located just a few blocks south of the Loews Burnside and perhaps a half a mile east of the Park Plaza both of which showed films that were first run for the Bronx (except for Loews Paradise), the Jerome was a second run house.

kencmcintyre on November 28, 2008 at 6:30 pm

Still listed as the Jerome Theater in the 1960 yellow pages. Phone number was CYpress 9-1150.

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[Deleted] on September 9, 2009 at 2:07 pm

Here’s a photo as church. I can’t quite make out the date stamp, but could be 1998:

DavidZornig on April 2, 2015 at 1:10 am

1946 photo added courtesy of the AmeriCar The Beautiful Facebook page.

MarcFurstenberg on July 11, 2015 at 11:02 am

Should be at the NW corner of West Tremont Ave. and Jerome Ave.

robboehm on November 1, 2015 at 5:39 pm

“Cool it” Comfortably.

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Joe Vogel on November 2, 2015 at 7:00 am

“Architect” didn’t used to be a verb, and I doubt if many, (and maybe not any) building architects use it as such yet, but it has been used as a verb for quite a while now in the IT industry. I don’t know that many actual software architects use it as a verb, either, but people in IT management commonly do. At one time “engineer” and “doctor” were not used as verbs, either, but both are standard usage now. “To architect” is still at a stage where it sounds like jargon to most people, including me.

But language does drift, so maybe it will catch on, and maybe it won’t. I wouldn’t want to bet that “to architect” won’t eventually become common usage. Popular usage is unpredictable. As Calvin said, verbing weirds language, and that can be both fun and useful. Of course, as an English major, I will go on using designed, and keep architect as a noun. If, fifty years hence, my traditional usage sounds stodgy and old fashioned, well, I doubt anything I’ve written will survive that long, and even if it does, something will have deaded me by then, so I won’t be around to care.

moviebuff82 on July 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Do the trains still go through this building?

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