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Gayety Theater

Photo credit: WNY Heritage Press, Mark Paradowski


352 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
SBL: 111.46-1-1.11
Ellicott Council District
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Now part of a larger parcel known as 364 Pearl Street

Next to: Hurst Building
Across from: Grant's Department Store and D E Morgan Building


City of Buffalo

Physical Description

Current Condition

Demolished. Now part of an expanded parking ramp.


  • 1914 - Theater built "by the New York City firm of William H. McElfatrick for burlesque entertainment. Over the years it had various owners and went by various names including The Playhouse, State, Filmarte, and Old Vienna." WNY Heritage Press
  • 1955 - Demolished for a surface parking lot which remained otherwise undeveloped for 50 years.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

  • 2003 - Parking ramp extension built on surface parking lot

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Added 2013-11-27 • Last changed 2014-07-29