Bronx Opera House may become a landmark

After serving the community for over a century, the Bronx Opera House may become a permanent part of city history as a landmark.

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2023, 10:40 PM

Updated 485 days ago

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An entertainment staple in the Bronx could soon find itself becoming a landmark.  
The Bronx Opera House, built as a theater and restaurant in the early 1910s, has been converted into the Opera Hotel. The former theater also served as an entertainment center for Broadway shows and became a major location for the growing Latin music scene in the 1950s and 1960s.  
The Landmark Preservation Commission held a meeting to discuss the proposition, and Bronx residents are excited for a borough staple potentially becoming a part of history.  
The commission will hold a follow-up hearing on the proposed designation at a future date.  
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