UA Crossbay II

92-10 Rockaway Boulevard,
Ozone Park, NY 11417

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The Crossbay II opened in 1989 and was closed in January 2006.

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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on December 14, 2005 at 4:43 am

The new shopping/entertainment destination has a website at

mp775 on December 20, 2005 at 3:02 am

Article in the 12/19/05 Daily News: View link

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on December 20, 2005 at 3:42 am

Isn’t Ozone Park linked to Jamaica via subway and/or bus? Why didn’t the reporter mention that as an option for O.P. moviegoers who must now travel to Brooklyn until the Atlas Park multiplex opens? There’s a big multiplex on Jamaica Avenue near Parsons Boulevard.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on December 20, 2005 at 7:45 am

The exterior was one of the most inviting I’ve ever seen. The interior must have been breathtaking!

Ed Solero
Ed Solero on December 20, 2005 at 8:00 am

Yeah… really swank, wasn’t it? The decor was late 20th Century concrete bunker. If you like this style, you should have seen the Cinema City 5 in Fresh Meadows or you can run to Movieworld in Douglaston. I’m happy to say I never attended, but at least it was a place for locals to catch a film. Now that particular avenue of leisure has become a bit less convenient to travel.

RobertR on December 20, 2005 at 9:39 am

The one advantage Crossbay 2 had was that the seats were comfortable and not crammed together with no leg room. Cinema City 5 was a converted Bohacks and had no leg room.

ShortyC on May 20, 2006 at 2:14 am

First of all I live near the now closed Crossbay 1 and I guess soon to be 2. Crossbay 2 has terrible maintenance, I haven’t check recently how they are doing but I heard that they closed because of health inspections. I would really love for a new multiple cinema to be built in Ozone Park again.

ShortyC on June 12, 2006 at 8:53 am

I visited the theatre today and well lets just say there is no chance of a renovation, they took down the sign (imprints still visible) and they completely gutted the interior so its official that Cross bay 2 will not re open. I ll try to get a pic of it soon. It looks like it will follow Crossbay 1 and just become retail space for now.

ShortyC on July 8, 2006 at 4:34 am

I visited the theatre again today and saw a sign that said “Coming Soon Marshalls”. I don’t really understand how they can fit that store in that area. Its really too bad that both Crossbays are officially dead.

LuisV on August 6, 2007 at 3:23 pm

I was on a passing A train on my way back from Kennedy Airport and I can say officially that the Crossbay II is now, in fact, a huge Marshall’s! It’s a big improvement over the mostrosity that was the Crossbay II.

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