Binghamton Theatre

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Broome County Forum Theatre
Binghamton Theatre from SW 3.jpg
Binghamton Theatre, seen from the southwest across Washington Street. The 1919 construction is in the right foreground; the 1981 addition is to the left.
Binghamton Theatre is located in New York
Binghamton Theatre
Binghamton Theatre is located in the US
Binghamton Theatre
Location 236 Washington St., Binghamton, New York
Coordinates 42°6′14″N 75°54′44″W / 42.10389°N 75.91222°W / 42.10389; -75.91222Coordinates: 42°6′14″N 75°54′44″W / 42.10389°N 75.91222°W / 42.10389; -75.91222
Area less than one acre
Built 1919
Architect Brewster, Herbert
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
NRHP reference # 07001451[1]
Added to NRHP January 23, 2008

Binghamton Theatre, also known as the Capri Theatre, The Forum, and Broome Center for the Performing Arts, is a historic theater, located at Binghamton, in Broome County, New York. The theater seats 1,000 on the main level and 500 in the balcony.

The building is in two parts: the main, rectangular theater block completed in 1919 and the primary entrance and lobby area constructed in 1981 (non-contributing).

The theater block is constructed of brick and cast stone over a concrete basement.

It features a theater pipe organ.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Kathleen LaFrank (June 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Binghamton Theatre". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-10. See also: "Accompanying eight photos".

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