Candlelight Theater

Avenida Juan Ponce de Leon 1492,
San Juan 00923

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bohique on March 27, 2019 at 6:52 pm

Ferretería Europa occupied just one corner (northeast) of the Centro Europa’s site. The Broadway was at the other corner, where the entrance to the parking garage and the a former Denny’s are located. In between, there were some buildings and a parking lot. It was, driving towards San Juan: Broadway, Minillas Tunnel, the access ramp to PR-22, Lloverás St. then Puerto Rico Theater.

vaughnsc on May 5, 2017 at 11:04 am

Thats funny, because I remember it as adjacent to the ‘Puerto Rico’ theatre, exactly where the tunnel’s south entrance is now. Im pretty sure it was gone when the tunnel opened; the site of Centro Europa was the old ‘Ferretería Europa’ which remained standing for many years after the tunnel was finished c. 1979

bohique on July 26, 2015 at 1:44 pm

It wasn’t destroyed because of the highway tunnel, but it was located very close to it. It operated for some years after that tunnel’s began operation (mostly as the Candlelight Theatre). The construction of Centro Europa was the reason for it’s demolition.

AGRoura on June 13, 2010 at 1:54 pm

In the 50s it played Spanish pictures. When Cobian leased the Circuito Llamas, it was remodeled and New was added to Broadway. The Llamas family took over his circuit in the early 60s. Columbia Pictures leased it in the mid or late 60s. Lawrence must have been a reissue as it premiered at the Metropolitan.