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Empire 25 Theatres


2003 Photo from the Scott Neff collection
AMC Theatres
234 W 42nd St
Manhattan (New York) NY 10036
(212) 398-3939

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Record #11850  
 Opened: September 11, 1912
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Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb
Architectural Style(s): Adamesque
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Eltinge 42nd Street, Eltinge Burlesque, Laffmovie

Originally built at 240 West 42nd Street as a legitimate house, burlesque later appeared before becoming an 800-seat movie theater in 1942 as the Laffmovie and closing in the mid-1980s.

AMC Theatres had the theater moved down the street to be the lobby of its new 25-screen complex which opened on April 1, 2000, with 4900 seats.

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April 2010 photos from the Jerry Norwood collection.


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June 2004 photos from the Manny Knowles collection.


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2003 photos from the Scott Neff collection.


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April 1993 photos from the John Lewis collection.


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Last featured 4/21/2005. Last edited 12/2/2017.


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