Carmike to close Cinema 5
STATE COLLEGE, PA — Another representative of the quickly disappearing post single-screen era, the Cinema 5, is set to close.
The only Carmike Cinema remaining in the borough is expected to close its doors within months.
Building owner Sid Friedman plans to convert Cinema 5, a five-screen operation at 116 Hiester St., into a five-tenant commercial and retail complex, according to plans submitted to the borough.
A cinema has occupied the downtown site for more than three decades. If it were to remain in business, the Fraser Centre complex planned for the 100 block of South Fraser Street would introduce substantial new competition.
Read more in the Centre Daily.