98-81 Queens Boulevard,
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Architects: Joseph Unger
Functions: Cultural Center
Styles: Streamline Moderne
Previous Names: Loew's Trylon Theater
- Brandon Cinemas 2
- UA Continental 3
- Loews Lefrak City Triplex
- Drake Theatre
- UA Forest Hills Twin Theatre
News About This Theater
- Sep 18, 2008 — Endangered: UA Brandon Cinema
- Nov 16, 2007 — What are the ten most endangered theaters?
- Nov 7, 2007 — Trylon Theater Feature: Reserve Now!
- Aug 22, 2006 — Trylon Theater Research Project needs help
- Apr 3, 2006 — Attend the City Council Landmarks Oversight Hearing on April 4 from 1 - 5 PM
- Mar 31, 2006 — Trylon Theatre Denied Landmark Status
- Feb 9, 2006 — Trylon Theater Update/How You Can Lend Your Support
- Sep 26, 2005 — Save The Trylon Theater Petition
- Sep 20, 2005 — Trylon Theater Preservation Event/Community Gathering
- Sep 2, 2005 — "Before" Photos Of Trylon Theater
- Sep 1, 2005 — Photos Of Trylon Theater Alterations
- Aug 15, 2005 — Citywide Effort To Halt Demolition of The Trylon Theater
- Sep 7, 2004 — URGENT! The Trylon Theater Still Needs Your Help!
- Apr 23, 2004 — Trylon Theater Endangered!
Located in the Rego Park section of Queens. The Trylon Theater was opened in 1939 by United L.I. Theatres. It was named after the famous centerpice of the 1939 World’s Fair which was held in nearby Flushing. Seating was provided in orchestra and balcony levels. It was later taken over by Interboro Circuit Inc.
This once popular Art Deco style movie house closed on December 31, 1999 after its lease expired. It was purchased by the Bucharians, an orthodox Jewish group, for use as a cultural center. However, preservationists tried lobbying to retain the features of the building and obtain Landmark building status, but it stood empty for several years, until the new owners finally got their way and destroyed most of its historical features.
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