WasBurg Playhouse, 1947

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Picture posted by Jayar on Jun 01 '10

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Jayar

Bronx, NY

#1 Jun 1, 2010
This is a photo of the WasBurg Playhouse taken on Broadway, August 20, 1947, by Ed Doyle. WasBurg Playhouse
Jayar

Bronx, NY

#2 Jun 2, 2010
Opened in 1914 as the Williamsburg Playhouse, this theater was designed by Shampan & Shampan.

It closed in 1958 and reopened as the Williamsburg Theatre in 1959.

It closed for good in 1985 and now houses a store.
Leo

Roosevelt, NY

#3 Nov 25, 2010
It is incorrectly calls WasBURG PLAYHOUSE, The Marquee reads WmsBURG (Williamsburg Abbreveation).
The WILLIAMSBURG PLAYHOUSE
Wow great picture

Brooklyn, NY

#4 Feb 18, 2012
been in williamsburg for 35 years, saw animal house in the williamsburg theater. Amazing shot.
Can anyone save the

Brooklyn, NY

#5 Oct 6, 2012
original artwork from 1914 when it opened, the place is set for demolition, damn, it should be save in a neighborhood museum. Email me for pix, linuxos4life@gmail.com

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