Oxford Theatre

2246 Jerome Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10453

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Previously operated by: Consolidated Amusement Company

Architects: Israel Crausman

Functions: Grade School

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Oxford Theatre

The 1,950-seat Oxford Theatre opened in 1927 on Jerome Avenue near 182nd Street. By 1929 it was operated by the Consolidated Amusement Company chain. The theatre closed in 1951 and was converted into office space. Today, the building houses a public school.

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on December 13, 2004 at 9:47 am

The Oxford Theatre was built for the Consolidated Theatres chain and designed by architect Israel Crausman. It opened in September 1927 and closed in September 1951. The seats were arranged in a stadium style (with no overhanging balcony). After closing the building was gutted for office space.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on June 9, 2005 at 7:18 pm

The Oxford Theatre is currently used as a school; PS 315. The address on the building is 2246 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY.

macheath48 on October 17, 2005 at 5:37 am

During the very early 1970’s, the building was used for housing the computer classes and business courses of Bronx Community College.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 27, 2006 at 1:52 pm

One more photograph I took of the Oxford Theatre’s auditorium block, looking South from the Elevated platform of the 183rd Street Metro Station:

moviebuff82 on July 3, 2017 at 3:59 pm

One of the first theatres in the world to have stadium seating?

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