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Victoria Theater

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Photo credit: Joe Sparacio, PRS

Location

313 West Ferry Street, Buffalo, NY 14213
Now part of a larger 305 West Ferry Street parcel
SBL: 99.35-6-1
Niagara Council District
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Owner

PLAZA GROUP 103 LLC per City of Buffalo Property Information
NYS Corporation and Business Entity Database

Physical Description

1,376 seat, two story brick theater on a corner parcel

Current Condition

Demolished. Site of a one story strip mall.

History

  • February 20, 1915 - 'Originally a smaller theater located a block away, this theater opened at a cost of $240,000. Had two Austin organs, and often featured an orchestra through the 1920ís.' Cinema Treasures
  • 1928 - 'A $50,000 remodel came with sound in about 1928.' Cinema Treasures
  • 1933 - 'Became part of the Basil Brothers chain, showing movies after they ran at Basilís Lafayette Theater in downtown Buffalo. Cinema Treasures
  • 1961 - 'Running weekends only at the end, it closed in 1961.' Cinema Treasures

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Added 2018-04-30 • Last changed 2018-04-30