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Yo commented about Shaw-Hayden Theatre on Jul 16, 2014 at 8:37 am

Enjoyed this comment: My husband was a projectionist at the Shaw-Hayden and I would walk from the corner where our apartment was to go see movies on the nights he worked (probably free).I remember going to a “Nelson’s” restaurant but didn’t know it was there. No one I know remembers it. Also, yes Sussex fish was a favorite too but do not remember it being in the Shaw/Hayden neighborhood. I know it is now on Euclid Ave. Shaw/Hayden was another one of those great middle class neighborhoods; There was Shaw High School and Shaw Stadium.

Yo commented about Uptown Theatre on Jul 16, 2014 at 8:08 am

Was the Uptown a WPA project? There was the Uptown, Doan and I think a third theater across from the Doan. Anyone remember that? Could have been a movie I saw, but I have a sketchy memory of someone being murdered or attacked in there.I must have been very young and happened late 30’s or early ‘40’s.

Yo commented about Uptown Theatre on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:21 pm

I remember the Uptown theater and have tried to find photos of the interior. I seem to remember a fountain in the lobby. Over the years family members said that my father was one of the workmen on the fountain and (supposedly) patterned our backyard fountain after the Uptown one. Have never been able to find photos on the internet. It would be fun to compare our yard fountain with the Uptown’s to see if they are alike (but smaller of course).Does anyone have photos of the interior? Thank you. Yo