Laemmle Theater could close, become a tri-plex

posted by Michael Zoldessy on July 23, 2012 at 9:45 am

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LOS ANGELES, CA — Laemmle’s flagship Royal Theatre could be cut in three if Greg Laemmle’s plans are approved. In order to stay viable, they claim the renovations are necessary. If approved, they could be completed by later this year. Besides the home for so many exclusive art-house engagements, its part of a dwindling list of single-screen theaters in Los Angeles.

Read the full story in the Patch.

(Thanks to Ross Melnick for providing the photo.)

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ChasSmith
ChasSmith on July 23, 2012 at 8:22 pm

Granted, I haven’t read the article. Maybe there’s a big silver lining to that.

CTCrouch
CTCrouch on July 23, 2012 at 11:36 pm

I’m torn. While I hate the idea of the theatre being whittled down to three small auditoriums, I suppose that is better than seeing it closed and converted in to something like retail.

ChasSmith
ChasSmith on July 24, 2012 at 7:59 am

Exactly.

It’s still so disheartening.

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