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Miner's Eighth Avenue Theatre

310 Eighth Ave. (26 & 27th St.), New York, NY
Built
1881

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

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Description
Harry Miner's Eighth Avenue Theatre marked the uptown expansion of his theatre chain. The idea of the "chain," which he originated and which was later duplicated by others, allowed transfers of complete productions between theatres. After Miner's death in 1900, his sons managed his empire. In 1902, the theatre burned down and was rebuilt. Later, it offered movies and burlesque, ending its life as a movie house.