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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NYer on April 25, 2018 at 9:02 am

South Bay Cinemas Begins Remodel After 18-Month Delay

robboehm on June 17, 2018 at 2:31 pm

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 on July 22, 2018 at 10:16 am

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

robboehm on July 22, 2018 at 12:59 pm

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

Roe5685 on July 23, 2018 at 3:42 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 on August 19, 2018 at 1:19 pm

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 on October 14, 2018 at 7:12 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.

robboehm on November 26, 2018 at 5:33 pm

The building materials are still on the roof and the cracks in the facade facing Montauk Highway have not been corrected. However, they have applied some sort of undercoating on some of the exterior walls, there are two dumpsters with stuff in them and one can see a pile of rubble through one of the windows.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on November 27, 2018 at 1:51 am

What kind of stuff is in the dumpsters

robboehm on November 27, 2018 at 10:31 am

Can’t really see, Mike. Only a little over the top and they are behind a chain link fence.

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