978 Washington St|
South End (Boston) MA 02118
|Record #22810 |
Opened: October 5, 1891|
Closed: Yes (date unknown)
Capacity: 1750 seats|
Architect(s): Leon H Lempert; Thomas W Lamb
Current Organ: none
| Also Known As: South End, New Columbia|
| Previously operated by: Loews Theatres|
Opened as the Columbia in 1891 in a converted church, a fire virtually destroyed the auditorium of the South End in 1916. Marcus Loew hired Thomas Lamb to create a new auditorium and the theater reopened as the New Columbia in 1917. The entire structure was demolished in 1957.
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Last featured 6/24/2003. Last edited 1/27/2014.