Tacoma South Cinemas

7601 S. Hosmer Street,
Tacoma, WA 98408

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Built in 1983 by Sterling Recreation Organization (SRO) in the suburbs of South Tacoma. The theater had 5 screens; 2 large auditoriums held 450 seats with slight curved screens.

Auditorium 1 had at the time the best sound system in the city and included 70mm capabilities. This was pre-digital, but when Loews took over they never tried to keep up with the changing state of the art sound systems. It did install a seldom working DTS unit in the final few years.

It was closed in July of 2002 just a few weeks after Loews closed down the Tacoma Mall theater a few miles away.

Contributed by Dan Kaiser

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poloboyclh on March 24, 2005 at 5:11 am

This theatre was doomed once Regal came to town. In fact, the Lowes presence was doomed in the South End when Regal got here. It’s a shame- a lot of good memories were formed at The South….

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