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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ca. 2000

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