October 28, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY, UT — The sale of the Villa Theatre which has been pending for the last several months has fallen through and the property is back on the market, with an asking price of $2.5 million. Anyone interested in buying the Villa to operate it as a theater should contact 3540 Associates, the current owner’s realty office:
October 23, 2003
IDYLLWILD, CA — The Rustic Theater, located in the San Jacinto Mountains, 5000 feet above Palm Springs, California in a quaint village called Idyllwild, is reportedly for sale, according to ‘morrierustic’. The owner is retiring after 27 years. The theater has been in continuous operation since 1956.
October 20, 2003
According to this article in the Nashville City Paper, the Belcourt Theatre has been sold to the Belcourt YES! group, which has plans to restore the theater and run it as a mixed-use facility offering films, theater performances, and live music. The Belcourt YES! group has been operating the theater since June 2000, when it took over from a grassroots effort known as ‘Save the Belcourt’.
October 17, 2003
I am very interested in owning and operating a classic movie theater in the Midwest or South. I have been searching for some time, but I’ve yet to find the right place. Please let me know if there’s something special out there that I’ve missed.
October 10, 2003
The Garden Theater, which opened on January 14, 1918 in Charleston, South Carolina, is for sale. When it opened, one entered across a tile floor, under a huge ornate arch, into a garden of hanging flower baskets, caged singing canaries, trellises and crystal chandeliers.