307 Fifth Avenue

307 Fifth Avenue is an ample slice of Art Deco replete with low-relief decoration suggestive of the better-known Chanin Building at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.  The building was designed by William I. Hohauser, the celebrated theater architect. Of the 19 movie houses he designed in the tri-state area, only three remain open, including the Directors Guild of America Theater and The Avon in Stamford, CT; the latter is now the Avon Film Theater Center, a member-supported non-profit dedicated to international film.

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