Puerto Ricans began migrating to New York in mass numbers, settling mostly in East (or Spanish) Harlem, the Bronx and Brooklyn. This time in US history was right before the Great Depression and Puerto Ricans were competing for many unskilled labor jobs, such as dishwashing and launderers.
Loew's National Theatre, 149th St. & Third Ave., New York City (Bronx) - opened in 1910. Claimed to be the first theater Marcus Loew built himself. Was continuously open until the 1970s when it finally closed and was later demolished.