Theater eyed for housing, market

posted by Michael Zoldessy on October 13, 2006 at 4:41 am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — With the neighborhood clamoring for a supermarket, the shuttered Galaxy Theatre might soon be the location.

Developer working with S.F. to tear down old Galaxy in Van Ness corridor for project.

The movie house, once a popular place to watch the latest offerings from Hollywood, turned its attention to foreign and independent films in a last-ditch effort to keep its doors open. Losing money, the theater closed its doors in December 2005 and is now being eyed by developers to undergo a transformation into a new mixed-use building with a grocery store as its centerpiece.

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Comments (2)

stevenj on October 13, 2006 at 8:58 am

This 4 screen theatre had 2 large screens and 2 screening rooms. The 2 large screen theatres had great sound and projection (showed 70mm prints occasionally).

JoshCaudle on October 13, 2006 at 8:07 pm

Yeah but you know how much the Lease Payment was on this 4 screen?

%50,000 a month!

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