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OCRon
OCRon commented about B&B Theatres Wylie 12 at Woodbridge Centre on Dec 22, 2014 at 10:23 am

J. Price Architecture designed this theater. There are 25 photos on their portfolio.

J. Price Architecture

OCRon
OCRon commented about Crest Theatre on Dec 22, 2014 at 1:52 am

The remodeling of the Crest was done by Bar Architects. Also on their portfolio is work that they have done for Skywalker Ranch. Photos are on their website.

Bar Architects

OCRon
OCRon commented about Alamo Drafthouse Park North on Dec 20, 2014 at 11:26 pm

This Alamo Drafthouse opened on November 20, 2009., with 900 seats.

Designed by MDN Architects and the DESIGN TEAM of Jorge de la Garza &Felix De Los Santos.

MDN Architects

OCRon
OCRon commented about Studio Movie Grill Rocklin on Dec 19, 2014 at 2:11 pm

Designed by Architects Orange:

Architects Orange

More Information:

Fox 40

OCRon
OCRon commented about CineBistro Grove 16 on Dec 18, 2014 at 11:57 pm

This Theater is on the portfolio of CTSM Architects, with 21 photos:

CTSM Architects

OCRon
OCRon commented about Cinemark Draper & XD on Dec 17, 2014 at 11:29 pm

Here’s another Cinemark designed by The Beck Group.

OCRon
OCRon commented about Studio Movie Grill Colleyville on Dec 16, 2014 at 11:15 pm

This theater is now called Studio Movie Grill Colleyville, with 8 screens

Dallas Business Journal

OCRon
OCRon commented about Merle Hay Mall Cinema on Dec 15, 2014 at 9:12 pm

From the Des Moines Register:
ABOUT MERLE HAY MALL CINEMA
Jan. 27, 1966: Open house and VIP grand opening for brand-new “Merle Hay Plaza” theater.
First movie: “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” starring Richard Burton. OWNERS
1967-1972: American Broadcasting Corp. (ABC).
1972-1988: Dubinsky Brothers Theatres.
1988: Excellence Theaters (later Carmike), which closed it.
1988-1992: Closed.
1992-2014: Reopened as “Merle Hay Mall Cinema” by Charles Caligiuri and Leonard Fazio.

Full Story:

The Des Moines Register

OCRon
OCRon commented about Emagine Canton on Dec 15, 2014 at 7:15 am

Detroit Free Press story:

Detroit Free Press

Studio Three has two photographs of Emagine Canton in this portfolio (the one with the snow on the ground):

Studio Three Design

More information on Paul Glantz from Lawrence Technological University:

Lawrence TU

OCRon
OCRon commented about Lone Star Drive-In on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:15 am

Here is info for the Lone Star Drive-In from the Avalanche Journal. (Ad in Photo section)

Address: 1902 Interstate 27 Service Rd (today). (Historical,1902 Amarillo Hwy)

1951: Opened as Country Club Drive-In. (Across Amarillo Hwy from Lubbock Country Club)

July 22, 1956: Renamed Lone Star Drive-In.

May 11, 1970: Closed, completely demolished by a tornado (See News clip in photo section)

OCRon
OCRon commented about Rex Theater on Dec 14, 2014 at 9:22 pm

We now have a photo of what the Rex Theater looked like.

It’s interesting to compare it to the current street view.

OCRon
OCRon commented about Troy Theatre on Dec 14, 2014 at 7:39 pm

There is now a photo of the Troy Theatre from the National Register of Historic Places.

OCRon
OCRon commented about Wheaton Theatre on Dec 14, 2014 at 7:21 pm

I found out from a history story in the Weiser Signal American that there was a Lyric Theater at street level.(See photo section)

The article brought attention to the posters in the windows. This was a storefront operation if there ever was one.

OCRon
OCRon commented about Sunchase Cinema 8 on Dec 14, 2014 at 3:38 am

This theater is listed on the portfolio of RLS Design Group.

RLS Design Group

OCRon
OCRon commented about Embarcadero Center Cinema on Dec 13, 2014 at 1:25 am

ELS Architecture was the master planner of Embarcadero Center. They note: “ELS re-positioned retail spaces, added a new cinema, and redesigned public areas and office lobbies to upgrade lighting, finishes, and sightlines. Project Contact: D. Jamie Rusin, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal.”

ELS Architecture

OCRon
OCRon commented about New River Valley Movies 11 on Dec 12, 2014 at 10:21 am

This theater is listed on the lengthy portfolio of RLS Design Group. No photos.

RLS Design Group

OCRon
OCRon commented about Empire Cinema on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:26 am

CinéArts At The Empire is operated by Cinemark.

Cinemark

OCRon
OCRon commented about Esquire Theater on Dec 11, 2014 at 4:26 pm

Sorry, Goodbye

State Journal-Register

OCRon
OCRon commented about AMC Loews Streets Of Woodfield 20 on Dec 11, 2014 at 4:12 pm

Changes Coming:

DailyHerald

OCRon
OCRon commented about Cinebarre Boulder on Dec 11, 2014 at 11:27 am

The official name for this theatre is now Cinebarré Boulder.

Cinebarré

OCRon
OCRon commented about Trans Texas Theatre on Dec 11, 2014 at 1:25 am

This theater is now separated from Starplex Cinemas and renamed Trans Texas Theatre. It is the first in a chain developed for small towns by J.C. Mitchell, former owner of Starplex and his partners, Ken Maynard and Bill Knight. They are also adding dining options. General Manager Krista Lloyd said, “We now have pizza, hamburgers, fries and cheese sticks.”

MYSSnews

TransTexas

OCRon
OCRon commented about Paragon City Center 12 on Dec 10, 2014 at 8:46 am

This Paragon Theatre is on the portfolio of ADW Architects, with one pre-construction rendering.

ADW Architects

OCRon
OCRon commented about Red Raider Drive-In on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:30 am

The Red Raider Drive-In opened in 1951 and closed in 1979 (per ads in the Avalanche Journal.)

OCRon
OCRon commented about Movies Slide Road on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:26 am

Information for this theater from Avalanche Journal:

July 13, 1979: Opened as the first theater in Lubbock equipped with handicapped restrooms and seating. (ad in photo section).

OCRon
OCRon commented about Regal Pavilion Stadium 14 on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:26 am

Russell Architects designed the theater for Hollywood Theaters. Five photographs are on their website.

Russell Architects