Built in 1897, the Variety Theater served as a nickelodeon starting in 1914, and was believed to be New York’s last surviving former nickelodeon house when it was demolished in 2005.  It served as a respected Off Broadway theater for many years, and was made notorious its inclusion in the movie ‘Taxi Driver.’

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Date
ca. 2000
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"Variety Theater, 110-112 Third Avenue" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Oct 22, 2020, https://www.villagepreservation.org/ia_image/variety-theater-110-112-third-avenue/.