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Regent Theater

1913 Photo from the Jack Tillmany collection
116th St & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
Manhattan (New York) NY

Record #12106  
 Opened: 1913
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use: Church
Capacity: 1800 seats
Architect(s): Thomas W Lamb
Architectural Style(s): Venetian
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

The Regent Theater, the first movie theater in New York City, opened in 1913 in a German section of Harlem at 116th Street and Seventh Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard).

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1913 photos from the Jack Tillmany collection.

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Last featured 6/25/2002. Last edited 2/16/2013.

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