UA Movies at Patchogue 13

600 Sunrise Highway,
Patchogue, NY 11772

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UA Movies at Patchogue 13

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The Patchogue 13 started it’s life as the Patchogue Drive-In on Sunrise Highway. Eventually, the drive-in finally closed, and they built the Patchogue 13 on it’s site in the 1980’s.

There were originally less screens in the multiplex, however, they cut a few theaters in half making it currently 13 screens. For the most part the Patchogue’s screens and theaters are fairly small, but had been fairly well kept.

It was closed and demolished in 2007.

I believe the Patchogue 13 is suffering a bit from the competition of many of the newer and more modern multiplexes now in the area that feature stadium seating, etc, which the Patchogue does not.

UA Movies at Patchogue 13 was closed by Regal Cinemas in 2007. Signage has been removed from the building and it is fenced off.

Contributed by Chris

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Bway
Bway on March 6, 2008 at 9:58 am

The status of this theater needs to be changed to “closed”, as the theater closed last year, and the lot is all gated up. It may even be demolished, but that’s not confirmed yet. It is definitely closed though.

Roe5685
Roe5685 on March 12, 2008 at 10:35 am

The patchogue theater site is owned by a property developer who is going to build condos. it will not reopen as a theater.

Bway
Bway on April 16, 2009 at 9:58 am

Does anyone know if the theater has been torn down yet?

jpark377
jpark377 on May 17, 2009 at 10:31 am

Hi Bway-
I reckon uarules could give you a more accurate date, but I know the building has been razed: I’m guessing before Christmas 2007. The irony of it’s closing in September 2007: the land now sits totally undeveloped and vacant (probably a victim of the lackluster economy). I guess the owner is now looking for new town building permits: there’s a few of those “Public Meeting” signs in front of the property right now, on Sunrise Hwy.

Bway
Bway on May 18, 2009 at 8:02 am

Ahh, that’s too bad. Since you can’t see the theater from the street, I had a glimmer of hope that perhaps the theater was still back there, and now with the crappy economy there was a very small glimmer of hope they would reopen it as a theater again. I didn’t realize they took it down so quickly. I guess they did so there would be no chance whatsoever of a change in plans….

robboehm
robboehm on April 3, 2011 at 10:52 am

Contrary to the heading on this site the pylon is still there. It has now been covered by a fabric banner advertising Olney Vineyards developments. At 55 MPH that was all I could glean.

robboehm
robboehm on April 17, 2011 at 9:14 am

Correction, the name is OLC.NY. That stands for Orstein, Leyton Company, NY. They have a current property in Moriches. I believe they’re going to call this Bluepoint, which is a bit of a stretch.

StevenDolce1994
StevenDolce1994 on April 21, 2014 at 1:00 pm

I miss going to this place when I was a kid. :(

Graceyjones
Graceyjones on June 16, 2014 at 5:36 am

There hasn’t been any developing here and there might not be for a while. I’ve been there and seen a tent for a homeless person. There was little blue flags on one of the piles of concrete and yellow flags by the side where there are developments.

cineamas
cineamas on October 25, 2014 at 3:35 pm

they started building something. i went back there the other day from the entreance by division ave. i walked through the sump and saw people building something. it was pretty scary back there theres tents and stuff.

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