August 22, 2013
PASCO, WA — The long-standing Liberty Theatre is no more thanks to a fire last week that gutted the theatre. Arson has been ruled out but no one knows the real cause. The owner had been renovating it to bring a retail tenant in. Now suddenly the theatre that meant so much to the community is gone.
Read more plus see a video at KEPR.
(Thanks to jeterga for providing the photo.)
May 10, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Unfortunately the above photo was taken years and the 100+ year-old structure has been torn down. The Market Street Place project that has been simmering for years is finally becoming a reality.
Go to CurbedSF for demolition photos of the row of businesses.
(Thanks to Ed Solero for providing the photo.)
April 12, 2013
April 10, 2013
BROOKLYN, NY — After years as a church, the Thomas Lamb-designed Savoy Theatre has its days numbered. There is no word yet on exactly when but there are currently ‘rat bait’ warning signs on the building, which should kill all the rodents within, and stop them running to neighboring building once demolition commences.
(Thanks to Tinseltoes for providing the photo.)
April 9, 2013
February 21, 2013
FENTON, MI — The long closed Fenton Cinemas, closed since 2008, has been sold to its neighbor, Creative Foam and will be torn down. Plans for the site call for a possible expansion to the business. Earlier plans to reopen the theater last year along with the potential ownership change and possible reopening have all fell through.
Further details are available in the Flint Journal.
November 28, 2012
November 20, 2012
November 9, 2012
INLET, NY — What local historians consider the first Quonset-type movie theater in the country, the Tamarack Movie House is set to the be torn down. It closed Labor Day Weekend after years of declining revenue and they plan to build a video arcade, miniature golf course and restaurant on the site.
Read the full story in the Post-Standard.
October 16, 2012
ROBINSON, PA — The former Showcase Cinemas West will become a hotel a used car dealership. The theatre closed two and a half years ago after 32 years in business.
Read more in the Post Gazette.