Union Station Movie Theaters To Close
WASHINGTON, DC — After a 20 year run the terminal located Union Station 9 will be closing.
Opened in 1988 as part of the renovation of the station, the Union Station 9’s theaters are named after the classic old movie palaces that once dotted the District — the Roxy, Palace, Orpheum, Penn and so on. But there was nothing classic about the look or experience of the Union Station multiplex, which, because of its location at the crossroads between the affluent and impoverished parts of town, became a symbol of the very different moviegoing cultures in this country.
Read the full story in the Washington Post.