Genesee Theatre


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1588 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14211
SBL: 101.47-3-50
Fillmore Council District
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Next to: Grant Building
Across from: 1610 Genesee Street


KAID MUSHTAQ per City of Buffalo Property Information

Physical Description

1,650 seat theater

Current Condition

Demolished. Vacant dirt lot.


  • Genesee Theatre
    • Per a Cinema Treasures reader comment, it may have opened in 1928, been designed by architect Harold Spann, and run by the Basil Family until it closed in 1966. It was re-opened in 1970 before re-closing in 1979 and was demolished in 1985.

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Added 2014-03-17 • Last changed 2018-05-23