Loew's Westchester

8549 Coral Way,
Miami, FL 33155

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Loew’s was so proud of this new single screen theatre that they featured it in the company’s 1966 annual report. It was “located in the Westchester Shopping Center, which serves both Miami and Coral Gables”. It opened on February 17, 1967 with Peter O'Toole in “Night of the Generals”.

The report contains a rendering by architect Drew Eberson of the new theatre’s exterior. It was twinned on October 9, 1974 and was closed in 1989.

Contributed by Ron Newman

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Louis of Pompano
Louis of Pompano on October 20, 2008 at 11:01 pm

I was at this location just this week. The theatre building is now an Office Depot.

alpca7566
alpca7566 on February 23, 2010 at 1:37 pm

I worked there from the summer of 1969 thru the end of 1971 as an usher/doorman. Our Manager was Homer “Butch” Payack. We showed Easy Rider for about 5 months, had a chopper in the lobby. For Paint your Wagon, a covered wagon in the circle. Planet of the Apes we wore ape masks. The killer was Love Story, drove me insane. Notables coming in while I worked the door where Larry King, Burl Ives, and Bob Griese.

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on February 28, 2010 at 2:46 pm

Too bad Sam I used to work for LOEWS too in Nashville,Tennessee in the late 70,s early 80,s.Marcus Loew had it going on!

dradioz
dradioz on May 11, 2010 at 5:58 pm

The theater was originally one screen. It later was later comverted into two screens. 1 big and one small. It was the end of an era when it was torn down. I was raised in Westchester and remember it being built. The location now has two retail stores in it’s place

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on May 30, 2011 at 6:44 pm

The Address was 8549 CORAL WAY, 33155

Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on October 12, 2011 at 3:40 pm

This closed in 1989.

rivest266
rivest266 on January 28, 2020 at 4:51 pm

The Loew’s Westchester opened on February 17th, 1967 with “The Night of the Generals”.

rivest266
rivest266 on February 8, 2020 at 11:35 am

This theatre and the Riveria reopened as twin cinemas on October 9th, 1974. Grand opening ad posted.

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