“Paramount Anticipation Builds” in Huntington

posted by Altoblanco on August 27, 2010 at 4:45 am

HUNTINGTON, NY — The former IMAC Theater in Huntington Village may be getting a new lease on life, once again as a performance venue, much to the delight of local merchants…

According to nearby business owners, the potential arrival of Paramount Theatre, a concert venue at the site of the former IMAC theater on New York Avenue, is just the ticket to generate the foot traffic that will revitalize the local economy.

“I’m very much for it,” said Trudy Kaplan, owner of Porters, Ltd. on New York Avenue, just feet away from the theater. “The town desperately needs an influx of pedestrians.”

Read the complete article in this week’s issue of The Long-Islander.

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HowardBHaas
HowardBHaas on August 30, 2010 at 12:50 pm

Having read the article, I have 2 questions as follows:
(1) would the historic 1920s theater be demolished to build new theater?
(2) Why would it be called Paramount?

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