Carver Theatre

1175 Boston Road,
Bronx, NY 10456

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Functions: Church

Previous Names: Crescent Theatre, Tower Theatre

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Carver Theatre

Opened as the Crescent Theatre in 1914 on Boston Road near Home Street in the Morrisania area of the South Bronx. It could seat a little under 1,700. During the 1940’s, the theatre was renamed the Tower Theatre, and by the 1950’s, it again got a new name, the Carver Theatre. Today, the building, with its still-ornate white terra-cotta fa├žade (now covered in sheeting), houses a church, the New Covenant Dominion Cathedral.

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charliek
charliek on September 12, 2004 at 10:26 am

To see several recent pics of this building, as well as pics of other old theatre buildings in the neighborhood, click here:
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stang119
stang119 on August 31, 2020 at 1:04 pm

Why all the name changes?

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