Charlotte multiplex closes after one year
CHARLOTTE, NC — One year after Red Carpet Cinemas reopened the Eastland Mall Cinema, it has closed.
Red Carpet spent several weeks last year upgrading the theater with new seats and digital sound.
However, some people said they weren’t surprised the theater failed. The theater was located on a lower level of the mall and was difficult to find.
“They could have done a better job letting people know it was there,” said one resident. “You had to really work to find it.”
The mall has been struggling for several years as many chains, such as Bath & Body Works and Victoria’s Secret, closed their stores. The mall’s owner walked away from its lease last summer and it has even closed on Mondays to save money.
Read more in the Charlotte Observer.