Cinema Kings Highway

711 Kings Highway,
Brooklyn, NY 11223

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Robbrown on March 21, 2017 at 12:10 pm

Thanks……I will visit over weekend. Need to cruise in heels one more time.

Garth on March 21, 2017 at 12:08 pm

I stopped in today, one of the regulars told me it has been sold and they expect to close the deal in July at the latest. So unless the deal falls through it will be curtains by this summer.

Robbrown on March 12, 2017 at 4:01 pm

Thanks Mike……

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on March 12, 2017 at 12:38 pm

The number is 718-339-1800 and the guy on the phone said it has been sold and will be closing, but no date has been announced yet.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 12, 2017 at 12:28 pm

Might be listed as CKH Theatre, as on this web page, which gives a number (I haven’t tried it to see if it works.)

robboehm on March 12, 2017 at 11:31 am

Information has no listing for this theater.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on March 12, 2017 at 8:39 am

They answered the phone this morning, and said they are open.

Robbrown on March 11, 2017 at 6:41 am

Thank-You, I was thinking of going this afternoon.

theatrefan on March 11, 2017 at 6:38 am

The marquee in the front that says Cinema, the sale sign used to be over it. Not sure if it is closed, will check it out next time I am near the place.

BenPaz on March 11, 2017 at 4:56 am

the theater is basically closed completely. It looks even more torn down than before

Robbrown on March 11, 2017 at 4:29 am

Brushed up against what? Is the theater still open? Thanks..

theatrefan on March 11, 2017 at 4:22 am

Yes, it looks like a truck brushed up against it and shredded it. I hope it will be repaired, but somehow doubt it.

BenPaz on March 10, 2017 at 6:57 pm

Wait i thought the porno theater closed. I saw a for sale sign and it looked kinda torn down

SirRay on February 22, 2017 at 8:05 pm

Wow – new to site. I used to work at this theatre back in the day. There were times that I would sell the ticket; get the refreshments and run the films! I used to let my good friends in – lasted for a while until my parents found out it was a porn theater and wouldn’t let me work there anymore. Good memories.

dallasmovietheaters on August 20, 2016 at 5:46 am

The Jewel Theatre was in business for less than a half year before the mayor came after its operators as a numbers front and charged with other illegal gaming activities. That’s old school Brooklyn!

Garth on July 8, 2016 at 4:57 am

The theatre is still open…for now.

paktype on July 1, 2016 at 10:47 am

Whoever buys it had better have the floors scrubbed REALLY well.

theatrefan on June 16, 2016 at 4:06 pm

According to a Real Estate listing website, it is listed for sale for $4,499,000 and will be delivered to the buyer vacant.

jilljeff on June 15, 2016 at 9:54 am

Thanks for responding. I think I will check it out again before it is gone.

jmaz98 on June 15, 2016 at 8:35 am

I passed by yesterday (see photo). It looks like it’s still open, but it’s definitely for sale.

jilljeff on May 30, 2016 at 3:17 am

Thank-you for the update. Is the theater still open? I would like to visit a few more times.

theatrelvr on May 29, 2016 at 7:43 pm

I saw the for sale sign tonight.

Willburg145 on May 27, 2016 at 4:11 pm

I haven’t seen it but I hear there is a FOR SALE sign up on the building.

Robbrown on March 17, 2016 at 3:41 pm

Any other porn theaters left in the city? I went there many times. Loved to cruise and be cruised.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 29, 2014 at 9:58 pm

I don’t believe this link has been published in any earlier comment. Boxoffice of January 7, 1939, had an article about architect Benjamin Schlanger’s innovative design for reverse-slope auditoriums. The second page of the article has a photo of the Jewell Theatre.

This is the first page of the article.

This is the secondpage of the article with the photo of the Jewell at bottom right.