Wednesday, May 6, 2015
REMEMBER: A THEATRE ON 116TH CIRCA 1959
ANSWER: Many correct guesses here since this is indeed 116th between Lenox and 7th Avenue. The Baptist church that purchased the property evidently demolished the ornate lobby but the former theater section is still intact on the 115th Street side as can be seen in the lower photo.
Archival image courtesy the digital collection at MCNY