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This opened on November 23rd, 1928. I posted the grand opening ad at CT.
This has opened in 1997.
1976 2 cinemas
1980 3 cinemas
1996 9 cinemas
This reopened with 9 screens on May 9th, 1996. Crown took over the Trans-Lux theatres in 1991.
This opened on December 23rd, 1994. Grand opening ad with picture being posted here.
Uploaded the grand opening ad. It opened on October 15th, 1993
small Picture at http://dianasneighborhood.com/2009/08/27/
I uploaded the grand opening ad in the photo section
I upload an grand opening ad in this theatre’s webpage.
Downstairs is being converted, Cinemas 4-7 upstairs remains except for seats and projectors.
Something happened to it in 1963 according to the picture that I uploaded. It came from the USGS Earth Explorer.
This is now an Landmark. It opened as a Mann, which became Colorado Cinema, which was bought out by Kerasotes in 2007, which sold all but three theatres to AMC in 2010. AMC had to sell some theatres in the Kerasotes deal and this one sold to Landmark.
This keeps bouncing from chain to chain
2000-2007 Colorado Cinemas
2007-2010 Kerasotes ShowPlace Theatres
Daily Camera (Boulder, CO) – November 15, 1995
MANN COLONY SQUARE 12
Grand Opening: Dec. 8 Ticket Prices: (not established, but could be higher than other area theaters) Theaters: 12 Construction cost: more than $11 million Seats: more than 2,500 plush, high-backed seats with cupholder armrests Sound System: 55,000 watts of power from JBL speakers ringing each theater Digital sound capability: The equipment can read signals by DTS, Sony and Dolby digital (the three major digital sound systems) Opening Day…
This was at the southeast corner of S. Irving St. and W. Belleview.2 screens in 1956 and one by 1963
Opened in December 1991
Rocky Mountain News (CO) – October 15, 1991
UNITED ARTISTS PLANS TWO THEATERS IN THE WORKS ARE A 10-SCREEN COMPLEX IN THORNTON AND A 12-PLEX NEAR FIDDLER’S GREEN AT A COST OF UP TO $7 MILLION
United Artists is adding 22 movie screens to the Denver market – nearly doubling its local presence, company officials announced Monday.Officials at the Englewood-based United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., said a 10-screen theater complex would open by Dec. 13 in the Thornton Town Center, while a 12-screen complex will be built by May 1992 at Arapahoe Road and Greenwood Plaza Boulevard, near the Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater.United Artists has 27 movie screens in the…
SOUNDTRACK STORE TO REPLACE CENTURY 21 CINEMA LARGE-SCREEN MOVIE HOUSE TO CLOSE NEXT WEEK, SUFFERING SAME FATE AS UNITED ARTISTS
The landmark Century 21 theater will close next week to make way for a SoundTrack store, officials said Thursday.It joins the United Artists Twin Theatre as a large-screen theater along South Colorado Boulevard that will be replaced by a retailer.A Barnes & Noble bookstore will replace the United Artists theater, 1370 S. Colorado Blvd., only blocks from the Century 21, 960 S. Colorado Blvd.Both of the theaters were built in the early 1960s and catered to an…
Aladdin Theatre Corp. had an American theatre ? 1925-? 1930
An Lowe’s now stands on the site of the drive-in which is at 1225 Highway 50 West.
An USGS aerial photo is uploaded
The photo that I uploaded is dated 1949. The drive-in looks brand new and maybe not finished when it was taken.
Metro Lux means METROpolitan and trans-LUX, the two chains that partnered to build this cinema.
This expanded to nine cinemas and renamed Durango Stadium 9 in 2009.
This opened on May 30th, 1967
This opened as the Citadel 8 $uper$aver in the early 1990’s.
This opened as Cooper 70 in November 1963 and became Cooper 123 on December 24th, 1970. The grand opening celebration for this cinema was cancelled when President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. Cooper sold it to Commonwealth in 1975. I think it closed in the late 1980’s.
I believe that it stopped showing movies in 1972.