THE PIER THEATRE – 1904-ish

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The Pier Theatre was built around 1904. It was located on Beach 67th Street  and the ‘Old Arverne Boardwalk.’ This theatre was a part of many “Prettification Spots” throughout the Rockaway peninsula. Located inside was a large dance hall, a theatre and a full size restaurant with seating inside and outside on the deck. The entire building was “washed-away” by a hurricane in 1914. They never rebuilt.

 

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