Theaters Wanted

posted by Lawford on March 23, 2006 at 4:04 am

Hello everyone, we are Chalet Theaters LLC and we specialize in acquiring theaters from people or companies that are closing or in need of restoration. We currently lease and have purchased 9 theaters from Cinema Treasures (private people and companies) and are in need of a few more. We specialize in leasing/buying ones that are suffering and need repairs and the owners cannot afford to do so.

If it is a non-profit theater, we will lease it, renovate it, restore and then return it to the non-profit. We have many creative ideals and would like to talk further with anyone that has a theater for sale or lease. Thanks for your time!

Comments (20)

mikea on March 23, 2006 at 10:07 am

Chalet Theaters,LLC

We have a theater located in Lacrosse, Wisconsin. If you would be interested in purchasing this, please contact Mike.

Thanks and as always have a great day!

Mike A.

sdoerr on March 23, 2006 at 4:19 pm

/theaters/2609/ Maybe what your looking for, designed by the man who did the World Trade Centers.

Could use help. I could get you contact info for the city (who is listing it) if you want it.

Lawford on March 23, 2006 at 6:08 pm

Hello, yes please do,
Chalet Theaters

sdoerr on March 27, 2006 at 8:54 am

Quo Vadis:
View link

7420 Wayne Road
Parcel ID: 015-03-0004-001
Zoned: CB-3 General Commercial Business
Permitted uses: Wide variety of commercial retail and service uses
Approximately 6 acres Located at the NE corner of Wayne and Warren Roads, across from Westland Shopping Center
For further information contact Bruce Thompson AICP, Planning Director, City of Westland (734) 467-3219

garr on April 22, 2006 at 4:32 am

hi, you, of course are in the u.s., does the theatre have to be american? i ask, as i’m in canada, and i know of a beautiful large theatre in winnipeg manitoba that closed in 1988. there has been a lot of talk about what to do with it, but nothing has resulted yet. latest proposal is a rock n roll museum, but city fathers, i think, are still sitting on their hands. it is a protected heritage building, category 1. i went to this palace many times as a kid, when i lived there. it would be great if someone made the move to do something with this place. if u check the comments re. it, there are many many of us concerned with its fate. it’s the metropolitan.

Lawford on April 22, 2006 at 5:20 am

hey thanks! will check it out!

garr on April 22, 2006 at 2:20 pm

cool, you’re welcome!

sdoerr on April 22, 2006 at 3:14 pm

Chalet, did you check out the theater I posted?

Lawford on April 22, 2006 at 4:11 pm

Hello, i believe you called me correct? if so, please do so again, we have just aquired 3 more theaters in TX

Cliffdweller on April 26, 2006 at 7:22 pm

We have a theatre for sale in Wray, CO. It needs some work.
Please contact:
Bruce Palmrose
970-332-4661 home
970-332-4337 theatre

Thank you.

Lawford on April 27, 2006 at 5:29 am

Thank you Bruce, i have 2 in CO now and would love to rent/lease/buy yours, i can be reached also at:
321-402-2672 thank you
Chalet Theaters LLC

garr on April 27, 2006 at 7:15 am

hi there, did you get a chance to check out the metropolitan in winnipeg?

Lawford on April 27, 2006 at 7:20 am

Yes, am checking on it now, thanks!

garr on April 27, 2006 at 2:28 pm

that’s great to hear! and thank you!

Colleen on May 8, 2006 at 6:45 pm

We have a 1907 All original Opera House in Minnesota on the National Register. We would love to hear from you. Please Call us at 218-346-3334.
Thank you, Colleen

ZbigniewMandryk on May 24, 2006 at 10:46 am

Please let me know if you need theater seating. I represent a full service company out of China that has every type of chair and prices to die for. Please contact me at or phone/fax me at 514-937-2523. This is direct sales from company to company with no middle man to muddle the prices. I work on a very small commission payed by the manufacturer.

Zbigniew Mandryk

norskinelson on May 26, 2006 at 5:34 pm

We have a 1926 theatre, with original Wurlitzer pipe organ, needing restoration, details available, this historic theatre is the only one is South Dakota remaining, only one in a three state area retaining the original organ, I can be reached at for further information

jcsims on June 19, 2006 at 12:28 pm

Ga-Ana Theatre, (Georgiana Theatre) Georgiana, Alabama.

Delana on July 6, 2006 at 9:23 am

I recently listed the “Parkway Theatre” located in the heart of West Park, Stowe Twp. PA. It is located just minutes from Downtown, Pgh. I did have a potential buyer who wanted to restore the theater for 2nd run movies, performances, conferences, etc. to help strengthen the community but unfortunately is relocating to another part of the country. As a real estate agent, I have had the opportunity to speak with many people who grew up in this area then raised their children and grandchildren. Stowe Twp. & the Parkway Theater has a wonderful history that many people still brag about today.

The Parkway Theatre is currently owned by a church. They have replaced the chairs, roof, installed 2 new furnaces/AC systems. Electrical & plumbing has also been updated.
It is still up for sale. We are hoping to find a buyer that can appreciate its history and use it to strengthen the community. If you are interested or know anyone who might be interested, please contact me at (). Thanks!

beachlover on July 16, 2006 at 6:37 am

I hear the Three Penny Theatre in Chicago closed due to taxes
and that its a beautiful theatre…might want to contact them!

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