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Shea's Kensington Theatre

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Location

3045 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215
Also known as 3051 Bailey Avenue
SBL: 90.33-2-1.11
University Council District
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Owner

JP GROUP per City of Buffalo Property Information
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Physical Description

1,366 seat movie theater

Current Condition

Demolished. Surface parking lot for suburban style strip plaza.

History

  • Shea's Kensington Theatre (not to be confused with the Grider-Kensington Theater)
    • Per a Cinema Treasures commenter, it may have been designed by Henry Spann and built in 1926
  • 1980s - A gas explosion is said to have damaged the building

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Added 2014-03-17 • Last changed 2017-03-20