Sheldon Theater

648 Walden Avenue,
Buffalo, NY 14211

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Sheldon Theater

The Sheldon Theater dates back to at least 1928 when a Link theater organ was installed.

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arl on August 16, 2008 at 1:53 am

The theater was the yellow building, an apartment when the photo was taken in the late 1980s.

arl on August 17, 2008 at 11:44 pm

The Sheldon opened around 1910. Early on known as the Genesee and A Huttelmeyers. The name
Sheldon was used after 1912. The theater had about 300 seats, with the owners often
living on the second floor. The Sheldon closed late in 1952, becoming a furniture
store for a period, then a residence.

arl on August 20, 2008 at 11:03 pm

Haven’t been back there in 20 years, don’t know if the building still exists.

mgoshea on January 14, 2010 at 4:31 pm

Google streetview shows that lot to be empty. Comparing to the photo linked above, that’s definitely the same lot, so it appears as though it’s definitely been demolished.

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