Parkway Theatre

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Parkway Theatre
Parkway Theater now church.JPG
In 2013
Parkway Theatre is located in New York City
Parkway Theatre
Parkway Theatre is located in New York
Parkway Theatre
Parkway Theatre is located in the United States
Parkway Theatre
Location1768 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates40°40′11″N 73°55′7″W / 40.66972°N 73.91861°W / 40.66972; -73.91861Coordinates: 40°40′11″N 73°55′7″W / 40.66972°N 73.91861°W / 40.66972; -73.91861
Arealess than one acre
Built1928
ArchitectWiseman, Harrison G.
Architectural styleMoorish
NRHP reference #10000136 [1]
Added to NRHPMarch 31, 2010

The Parkway Theatre, also known as the Rolland Theatre and since 1952 as the Holy House of Prayer for All People, is a historic former theater at 1768 St. Johns Place, at the intersection with Eastern Parkway in Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It was built in 1928 and is a steel-frame-and-concrete building faced in buff-colored brick with terra cotta trim. It consists of a long and low three-story block along St. Johns Place, with a triangular lobby block fronting a tall, rectangular-plan auditorium block and stage fly loft block.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". WEEKLY LIST OF ACTIONS TAKEN ON PROPERTIES: 3/29/10 THROUGH 4/02/10. National Park Service. 2010-04-09.
  2. ^ Kathy Howe (January 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Parkway Theatre". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-20. See also: "Accompanying 18 photos".