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Lafayette Theatre

Laurens Street, New York, NY

Built by prominent citizen General Charles W. Sandford to honor General Lafayette. It opened July 4, 1825 and specialized in melodramas and equestrian shows, but it could not compete with the Park Theatre. It was destroyed by fire in 1829.

Built: 1825     Closed: 1829    Demolished: 1829

Theatre Names Named
Lafayette Theatre 1825      Opened July 4, 1825