October 19, 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Red Vic will open its doors again after closing last summer. This time though, it’s not going to be entirely a movie theatre. While there will be a performance space in back, most of the building will be occupied by retail “incubator” stalls.
Read about the interesting adaptive reuse in the San Francisco Chronicle.
(Thanks to Chuck1231 for providing the photo.)
October 11, 2012
EVANSVILLE, IN — Locals are behind the return of the Alhambra Theater by supporting a successful film series this past summer where movies were projected on its outside wall. An arts fair last weekend was centered around raising money for the multi-million dollar renovations that are necessary to bring the 99 year-old theatre back to code.
Read more in the Greenfield Reporter.
(Thanks to jeterga for providing the photo.)
September 28, 2012
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July 23, 2012
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.)
July 13, 2012
July 9, 2012
CHAMPAIGN, IL — The Beverly 18 is being extensively redesigned by Carmike and losing five screens within a year. However, they’ll gain major upgrades and one of the chain’s signature Big D screeens.
Read more in the [News Gazette])http://www.news-gazette.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/film/2012-06-27/local-movie-houses-undergo-renovations-get-big-screens.h).
July 6, 2012
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.)