Regal East Towne Crossing 8

4762 Centerline Drive,
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Regal East Towne Crossing 8

The East Towne Crossing was opened by Lichfield Theatres June 27, 1990, located in the East Towne Crossing strip mall. Soon after opening it was taken over by Regal Cinemas. It closed on October 11, 2001. The site where the cinema once existed is now a Home Depot.

Contributed by John Coursey

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tntim
tntim on June 13, 2014 at 5:52 pm

The shopping center that the theatre was in was developed in the mid 80’s. The Home Depot anchored the west side of the center and the East Towne 8 anchored the east end. Litchfield built the theatre which opened June 22, 1990. Shortly after the theatre opened, Regal Cinemas purchased the theatre from Litchfield.

When Regal bought out United Artists which operated the UA-7 located in the mall that was on the other side of the interstate, Regal switch the East Towne Crossing to a dollar theatre. After Regal enlarged the East Towne Mall theatre, they closed East Town Crossing on October 11, 2001. The building stood empty for several years before finally being torn down.

greenth1ng
greenth1ng on March 18, 2017 at 11:16 am

June 27, 1990 grand opening ad posted in photo section.

rivest266
rivest266 on September 5, 2018 at 12:44 am

This became East Towne Crossing 8 on November 16th, 1990.

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