September 14, 2013
BRONX, NY — After a historic reopening five years ago, the American Theater is closing tomorrow. The stunning original lobby of the John Eberson gem stayed mostly intact all these years. But Bow-Tie, most recent operator of the cinema was not able to renew their lease. It was one of the only operating theaters in the Bronx. There are no announced plans on the building’s future.
Read more and watch a video at News 12.
(Thanks to jeterga for providing the photo.)
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July 26, 2013
HOWELL, MI — After 85 years in business, the Howell Theater closed last week. It will reopen next summer as the second location of the Root Restaurant. The theater, Livingston County’s last, will have one final benefit screening of “Back to the Future” on August 13.
For further details, go to Livingston Daily.
July 19, 2013
NORMAN, OK — The local discount favorite Robinson Crossing 6 closed last week after over 20 years in business. No reason was given but one has to assume the low prices couldn’t cover the costs of a digital conversion. AMC operated it originally before it became a second-run house in 2002. The cinema was especially popular for families and students.
The Norman Transcript not only covered the closing but also looked at other shuttered Norman theaters through the years.
July 18, 2013
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July 15, 2013
DELRAY BEACH, FL — It appears the Delray Beach 18’s days are numbered as it’s set to close sometime to soon. Instead of being a victim of the digital conversion, the landlord of the Plaza of Delray just wants to build an LA Fitness in its place. The theatre opened 20 years ago as on of the first themed theaters of Muvico.
Read more in the Sun Sentinel.
June 24, 2013