Westworld Cinema

355 West Street,
New York, NY 10014

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jea on April 7, 2014 at 5:47 pm

LeonNorman1814 = It was on the corner of West St and Clarkson. I spent countless hours there in the late 80’s. LOVED playing there, and lived to tell about it. Really miss Westworld – especially the dark “room” off the back hallway. Anyone interested in sharing stories or memories, email me at !

LeonNorman1814 on December 4, 2013 at 9:30 pm

Wow, seems like a million years ago. The twist and turns of a life?! Thank you very much KenRoe for taking the time to post this ad. I truly do appreciate it.

KenRoe on December 1, 2013 at 6:06 am

LeonNorman1814: I have added the advertisement in this pages photos section.

LeonNorman1814 on November 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm

KenRoe, if you still have the “advertisement dated November 24, 1980 when it was known as the Westworld All Male Entertainment Center” would you consider snapping a picture with your cell phone and pasting it? Would love to have a copy of it if you’re willing.

LeonNorman1814 on November 19, 2013 at 6:16 pm

I must be confusing this with another theater. I seem to remember a theater on West Side Highway but I thought it was towards the middle of the block. That would have been the mid to late 80’s so maybe I’m remembering incorrectly.

Sailor729 on December 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm

The Original Entrance Was Where The Big Black Sign Is In This Picture. The Corner Was All Boarded. It Was Once An Old Bar…With The Dark Old Bar & Bar Room Accessable From The “Cinema”.I Loved Going There In The 80’s! “FREE JOCK STRAPS TO ALL THOSE WHO CHECK THEIR CLOTHES”! Had A Draw FULL!!

Ed Solero
Ed Solero on August 22, 2011 at 9:08 am

If you pan to the right in the streetview, there is a white, 1-story building on the corner of West Street and Clarkson Street. I presume this is the site of the old Westworld cinema. If you zoom in on the signage, there is a white sign on the facade of the building for an establishment called Westworld, advertising what appears to be a 24-hour peep-show (“25 cent” signs flank the name of the business on either side of the sign) noting “1000’s of new adult videos” as well as “magazines & more.” Not sure how old the sign is or how old the street view is, but I wonder if the old Westworld carries on with books, mags and private video booths?

AlAlvarez on August 21, 2011 at 6:39 pm

Opened in 1978 as the Westway.


KenRoe on May 10, 2008 at 10:13 am

I have an advertisement dated November 24, 1980 when it was known as the Westworld All Male Entertainment Center. Open 24 hours. Featuring 4 XXX all male films (new films begin every Monday). A quote from HIM magazine states ‘It’s about time Greenwich Village had it’s own Gay Neighborhood Theatre’.