1/29/2012 - The old Strand Theatre, sandwiched between the bustle of the Fulton Mall and the brownstones of Fort Greene, has never impressed preservationists enough to gain landmark status. Its neo-classical facade with four Ionic columns has been viewed as an ornament slapped on a relic from a bygone age, evocative of the silent-film era, newsreels and the velvet-curtained silver screen.

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