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Morosco Theatre

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Identification

Morosco Theatre
301334

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Structure in General

low-rise building
demolished [destroyed]

Usages

theater/opera

Facts

  • The Shuberts lost the building in the Depression and City Playhouses, Inc. bought it at auction in 1943. It was sold in 1968 to Bankers Trust Company and, after protests failed, destroyed in 1982, along with the Helen Hayes, the Bijou, and remnants of the Astor and the Gaiety Theatre, to build the New York Marriott Marquis and Marquis Theatre (which is situated on the 3rd floor of the hotel).

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Location

217 West 45th Street
217 West 45th Street
Midtown
Manhattan
New York City
New York
U.S.A.

Technical Data

1917
1982

Involved Companies

Herbert J. Krapp

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