Alhambra Theatre

34 Washington Boulevard,
Stamford, CT 06901

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Alhambra Theatre, Stamford CT postcard circa 1910

Located in a former Armory building of 1884. The Alhambra Theatre was listed in the 1911 Stamford City Directory at 34 River Street (today part of Washington Boulevard). Last listed in 1928.

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shoeshoe14 on November 29, 2007 at 2:50 pm

There is no River Street but other variations of River, not in downtown.

shoeshoe14 on December 26, 2007 at 2:58 pm

There’s a great article about vaudeville and theatre here – View link

“For many years, the Alhambra Theatre, on what is now Washington Boulevard, hosted almost daily vaudeville shows. Some are documented in the program collection of the Stamford Historical Society, which dates to 1909.”

dan_blue on January 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm

I don’t believe that this theater is still standing.

Cec1113 on February 10, 2017 at 6:28 pm

When the theater was standing, the lower part of Washington Blvd was known as River Street. Using today’s maps, 34 Washington Blvd (old River St) is on the corner of Washington Blvd and Pacific St. In the Harbor Point neighborhood—South End. The theatre moved into what was the original armory building built in 1884. Shame there’s not even a trace of this building or any of the adjacent buildings left.

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