Baton Rouge 16

16040 Hatteras Avenue,
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

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Baton Rouge 16

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Rave Motion Picture Theatres opened this theatre on August 22, 2003. In 2013 it was taken over by AMC.

Contributed by Dave Bonan

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jackx
jackx on November 25, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Theater opened August 22, 2003 with stadium seating, wall-to-wall screens, digital surround sound, four feet between seats, hi-back rocker chairs with retractable cup holders, three concession stands and elevator access. It has 3,700 seats in a 73,292 square-foot complex.

Rave initially considered building a theater in the Bon Carre Town Center located at the old Bon Marche Mall, while the owners of Oak Cinema 8 initially wanted to build on O'Neal Lane, with these ideas coming to fruition in the late 1990s. With Bon Carre’s purpose shifting to a technology park instead of a mixed-commercial development, Rave eyed O'Neal Lane and built their theater there.

Most of Rave’s base is from Livingston Parish, and one of the biggest issues that the theater has faced is traffic, as this theater is situated at the end of a no outlet two-lane street. The theater has compensated the lack of adjacent parking (as the parking lot stretches a far distance behind the theater) by offering shuttle service, and local policemen are usually present in the evenings to direct traffic.

rivest266
rivest266 on January 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm

The lot is 2,860 feet long, about the same height as the world’s tallest building in Dubai.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 26, 2012 at 8:19 pm

This theater is one of four that is being acquired by AMC from Rave. View article

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