Regal Battery Park Stadium 11

102 N. End Avenue,
New York, NY 10282

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Re-opening after 911.

One-time United Artists 16-screen (now houses 11 auditoriums, after giving up five screens to make room for a DSW Shoe Warehouse), all-stadium seating megaplex which opened its doors by Regal on July 14, 2000, but, because of its location far, far, downtown, has never truly captured the fancy of the Manhattan moviegoing public. It was taken over by United Artists in 2001.

Closing after suffering extensive architectural damage on September 11, 2001, the Battery Park City Stadium resumed its celluloid life in May of 2002, serving (and continuing to serve) as one of many hosts to the enormously popular Tribeca Film Festival.

Contributed by br91975

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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on September 11, 2010 at 8:20 am

next year marks 10 years since this theater opened, and became the 9/11 theater due to its close proximity to the twin towers. In 2012 the 10th anniversary of the Tribeca film Festival will take place.

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on September 11, 2010 at 9:02 am

This theatre opened in July 2000, so the tenth anniversary was two months ago.

Kris
Kris on June 8, 2011 at 11:02 pm

They’re currently doing some sort of construction there: the bottom floors are closed and customers have to take a series of escalators to the third (or was it fourth?) floor to even reach a box office. The rest of the theater is blocked off with partitions. The entrance to the building itself is a bit hard to find; the outside is blocked off with Regal-marked wooden partitions that point in the general direction of the entrance but it’s easy to miss.

We went there on a Thursday evening and the place was dead; the staff didn’t even bother taking our tickets.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on September 11, 2011 at 5:18 am

On this day 10 years ago, this theater was severely damaged. It would take several months before the theater reopened.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 1, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Does anyone know of a theater operating in this neighborhood before the construction of the World Trade Center? The theater would have opened in 1927 at the southwest corner of Cortlandt and West Streets. The project was mentioned in the July 13, 1927, issue of The Film Daily. If it did get built it might not have operated for very long.

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on September 11, 2016 at 9:44 am

This theater now has reserved seating and will soon get king sized recliners in every screen.

mhvbear
mhvbear on September 15, 2016 at 11:15 am

The installation of recliners is posted on the Regal wed site. I posted this the other day but it seems to have disappeared. But we still have postings from hdtv267.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on April 15, 2019 at 5:24 pm

The theatre box office was relocated to level 1 of the movie theatre. The original marquee is no longer their and the orignal box office was sold to the Hotel Conrad. I posted photos of the theatre taken in 2003 and the present. The theatre now has recliners and the business is up on the weekend now.

The theatre capacity based on fandango.com (not including wheelchair spots) Level 1 (at one time Level 2 6-10) 1. 74 2. 60 3. 75 4. 123 5. 215

Level 2 (at one time Level 3 11-16) 6. 70 7. 57 8. 64 9. 73 10. 124 11. 220

Regal doses not offer RPX at this location. They probadly didn’t install it due to low attendance. Regal does not offer expanded concessions at this site.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on August 11, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Please update the description, it open as Regal Cinemas in 2000. It was the 3rd theatre to enter the New York Market. A couple a years later, prior to them merging with UA, UA took control sometime in 2001.

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