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moptopfan – hopefully you have some photos of the theater in the day to share with us as there is nothing on CT
Since the Board wouldn’t give approval to the demo unless there was a detailed plan addressing the affect on traffic during the process the owners hired a traffic engineer. That report is nearing completion. Yeah, yeah, yeah.
The Nassau County Industrial Development Agency has approved tax benefits for this $32 million project. Benefits might include a sales tax exemption of up to $567,000 on the purchase of construction materials and equipment, a mortgage recording tax exemption of more than $284,000 and a 20 year payment-in-lieu of taxes agreement that freezes taxes for the first two years and then raises them incrementally for the remainder of the term. This from LI Business in Newsday.
Another words the public is going to get screwed.
The Southampton used the original facade when they rebuilt also the AMC in Manhattan and the former Henry Miller’s.
Downsizing was done to accommodate the building of an H & M store. Regarded as win win since theater officials said they overbuilt in the first place.
1964 photo from Vintage Aerial uploaded.
Uploaded a long shot to show the roof line. Reminds me of the North Babylon and Mid-Island.
And to Jeffwitt the day of each town with it’s own theater is over; just check the Newsday Movie Guides. Over 70 theaters have bitten the dust on Long Island.
Early aerial photo shows the theater in the upper left. The original St. James, still standing is on the left side of the main road, Lake Avenue at about 2 o'clock.
Uploaded an image of the Unique.
Uploaded photos of the Star Palace under construction and a night shot.
According to an item in the 9/9/1916 The Moving Picture World ground had been broken for the Gem the week before. The cost of the theater was to be $10,000 and it was to be used exclusively for films.
Posted two pictures, one from 2012 as the Star, one from 2013 as AMC. Need some history on this place.
So, Joe, are you saying that at some point this was known as the Varsity? CT only shows Grand Victory and Victory.
Uploaded a postcard image showing the Rainbow. One source estimates the theater was operational from the 1930s until 1955.
Ron if the building is still standing could you provide a full address. Maybe Google will pick up the image.
So you’re saying the building for the original Edwards', the former garage/ bicycle shop still exists. When you do get the photos please put them on the proper site. Also if that building does still exist could you furnish the actual address. Also, it would be nice if you could locate some photos from the time it was a theater. As you can see the one I added leaves much to be desired.
Could you post a photo directly to CT?
The new seats cut down seating tremendously; they’re recliners.
Photos uploaded from the Dickenson 16 days.
Uploaded a picture from the Historic Beeville, Tx site. Blurb indicates it was built prior to 1922. No clue, however, as to the specific location.
Couldn’t you incorporate some of this information in the blurb?
Do you have any photos? The one I was able to track down was not too clear.
Regal just announced it’s intention to upgrade this theater to a luxury, first run, destination place.
And, of course, one could always go to the Fantasy in Rockville Centre which many people do now because the Lynbrook is such a dump.
Last thing the area needs is another theater. Merrick, Bellmore, Seaford two multiplexes in Farmingdale. What kind of seating capacity are they talking about – many Regal auditoriums have fewer than 50 seats, albeit big lounge ones.