City Cinema

2081 Bartow Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10475

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cinematreasures1 on December 15, 2007 at 5:31 pm

City Cinema started out as a one screen theater. It later expanded to two screens.

DavidWallick on September 6, 2005 at 9:42 am

I lived in thie area from 1973-74 and saw many films there with my grandmothers, who both lived in the area. For some reason, my most vivid memory is of Barbra Streisand in “What’s Up Doc?” My schoolbus used to pass the theater on my way to school (5th grade, 1973-74) and I always used to look out the window on Wednesday morning to see what the new movie for the week was.

jackeboy on July 10, 2005 at 6:19 pm

I lived in CO-Op City for 6 years and went her a lot.Just an average twin cinema. Nothing special, but it was a first run house. Some of the films I remeber seeing there are Interiors, Carnal Knowledge, one of the Pink Panther movies, Busting, and many others.

dave-bronx™ on July 4, 2005 at 8:14 pm

According to an ad posted by RobertR for another theatre, in 1974 the little City Cinema at Co-op City was a Brandt house, and was playing a double-feature of Disney’s “Aristocats” and “Song of the South”.
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Lost Memory on March 22, 2005 at 8:45 am

This is the property report for this address. The build date given is 1969 so Dave is right on target with the dates that he gave.

2081 Bartow Avenue, Co-op City, New York 10475

Block & Lot #: 05141 – 0100
Building Class: Store Building, One Story (K1)
School District: 11 map/schools
City Council District: 12
Police Precinct: 45 (Crime Statistics)
Political Contributions: search
Zoning C4-3
Building Size (F x D): 550.00ft x 350.00ft
Lot Size (F x D): 1143.00ft x 762.00ft
Building Height: 50
Total Gross Area of Building:
Year Built: 1969
Historic District?: No
Corner Lot?: No
Has Garage?: No
Number of Floors: 1

Units: 0

FAR as built: 1.35
Allowable FAR: 3.40

Jun 01, 2005 $36,700,000
May 01, 2004 $33,500,000
Apr 01, 2003 $41,300,000
Mar 01, 2002 $43,500,000
Feb 01, 2001 $43,200,000
1 Market value obtain from the NYC Department of Finance