Arch Street Theatre

45 Arch Street,
New Britain, CT 06051

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Functions: Housing, Retail

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Arch Street Theatre
Contributed by Roger Katz

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spectrum on October 11, 2008 at 6:16 pm

An account by Gary J. Bravy in the Theatre Histocial Society’s Marquee magazine of 1993 describes the Arch Street theater as being a newer theater built probably during the 1940s, not really distinguished, but clean and servicable, with a vaguely art deco motif. The theater stopped appearing in newspaper advertisements in 1964 and the building was later converted into apartments or demolished and replaced by an apartment building.

kencmcintyre on October 18, 2008 at 3:45 pm

According to the Hartford Courant, the theater was sold for $36,000 on July 15, 1963, and was then closed.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on August 22, 2010 at 10:33 am

It turns out this theatre is not demolished after all. The lobby has been converted to retail and the auditorium has been converted to apartments.

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