Waldorf Theatre

9401 Church Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11212

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This neighborhood theatre in East Flatbush first opened in 1934. More information about its history and current status of the site would be appreciated. An internet search lists a restaurant called OK Fish for the same address. It seems possible that it’s a conversion of the Waldorf Theatre or occupies part of the building.

Contributed by Warren G. Harris

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 15, 2005 at 8:01 pm

This building still stands so the status should be “Closed” and Warren is correct, a restaurant is listed for this address.

9401 Church Avenue, Brownsville, New York 11212

Block & Lot #: 04691 – 0043
Building Class: Miscellaneous Store Building (K9)
School District: 18 map/schools
City Council District: 41
Police Precinct: 67 (Crime Statistics)
Political Contributions: search
BUILDING CHARACTERISTICS
Zoning R6
Building Size (F x D): 120.00ft x 92.00ft
Lot Size (F x D): 120.00ft x 100.00ft
Building Height: –
Total Gross Area of Building:
Year Built: 1934
Historic District?: No
Corner Lot?: No
Has Garage?: No
Number of Floors: 2

Units: 0

FAR as built: 1.08
Allowable FAR: 2.43

OK FISH INC
9401 Church Avenue
Cuisine: SEAFOOD
718-498-9800

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 4, 2005 at 7:57 am

A C/O was issued for a new building at this address on August 16, 1934. Purpose of building: an 826 seat motion picture theater.

jflundy
jflundy on September 21, 2007 at 7:14 am

I recall going past this theater in December 1956. It was closed but from the condition of it, not for long. It was not boarded up and all marquee glass was intact. Exterior was clean.

Ed Solero
Ed Solero on November 6, 2007 at 11:00 am

This local.live view offers a pretty good overhead look of the former Waldorf Theatre.

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