South Bay Cinemas

495 Montauk Highway,
West Babylon, NY 11704

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South Bay Cinemas

The South Bay is a free standing building within the shopping center it is located in. It was closed in November 2016 for renovation.

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robboehm
robboehm on November 27, 2017 at 1:31 pm

Looks worse each time I pass.

robboehm
robboehm on March 18, 2018 at 11:11 am

The decay is progressing nicely. No signs of the renovation which was to be completed in 2017.

gfm8959
gfm8959 on April 24, 2018 at 5:35 pm

Demolition has begun! Currently working on interior.

NYer
NYer on April 25, 2018 at 6:02 am

South Bay Cinemas Begins Remodel After 18-Month Delay

https://patch.com/new-york/babylonvillage/south-bay-cinemas-begin-remodel-after-18-month-delay

robboehm
robboehm on June 17, 2018 at 11:31 am

Only visible signs on the exterior are a chain link fence surrounding the building and a couple of dumpsters. I would have thought the exterior might have needed some repair before addressing the interior.

Roe5685
Roe5685 on July 22, 2018 at 7:16 am

Has the work stopped altogether? Or has more progress been made since June 17, 2018

robboehm
robboehm on July 22, 2018 at 9:59 am

Any work being done is on the inside. Seem to be more dumpsters.

Roe5685
Roe5685 on July 23, 2018 at 12:42 pm

I stopped by on Monday afternoon July 23, 2018. There are fresh pigeons but no tradesmen’s vehicles and no tradesmen working. There is a building permit displayed. Has the renovation group abandoned the project? Anyone know?

robboehm
robboehm on August 19, 2018 at 10:19 am

Passed by a little while ago. Nothing seems to have changed. Figured out how they plan on going from 5 to 8 screens, assuming they ever get the 5 from the existing 3. They plan on taking over the building next door which houses the liquor store. When you look at the artists conception of the new South Bay you can see that. Incidentally there is also no new information on the Facebook page.

robboehm
robboehm on October 14, 2018 at 4:12 pm

They’ve stripped the exterior from the marquee and there are building materials on the roof but no other signs of activity since I passed in August.

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