June 25, 2012
GRAND ISLAND, NE — The restoration of the Grand Theater is almost complete but that didn’t stop them from screening a film in their new lobby. They painstakingly tried to bring it back with its original colors and layout.
Read more about the project in The Independent.
(Thanks to William for providing the photo.)
June 11, 2012
May 28, 2012
May 17, 2012
We have two listings today, one for theater seats and then a separate one for an actual theatre in Vermont.
Company: American Seating Model 7M Made between 1925-38 Cast Iron. 27 seats and backs 25 center legs 2 left end 2 right end (1 of them has a broken foot)
Sale of these will benefit Boy Scout Troop 1120 of Eldersburg MD
May 3, 2012
April 9, 2012
NEW YORK, NY — All New York is buzzing about the arrival of Alamo Drafthouse as they plan to reopen the Metro Theater next year. The five screen theater had already been gutted to prepare it for retail use so this Alamo will be built from scratch.
Read more in DNA info.
(Thanks to Patrick Crowley for providing the photo.)
April 5, 2012
March 30, 2012
SHAWNEE, KS — An abandoned cinema has proved to be the ground for a new progressive chruch. The former Trailrdige Cinema is new What if the Church and the $200,000 in renovations have now helped them to utilize the theatre’s features as part of the religious experience they’re promoting.
Read more in the Shawnee Dispatch.
March 1, 2012
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The historic Hamerkaz Cinema could have new life as residences. After opening in 1956, the theatre spent most of its years screening adult films. The gutted interior could be converted into living spaces and still maintain some of the original features that are still left on the facade.
Read more in the Haaretz.com.
February 24, 2012