Cinema to be replaced by Medical Center

posted by danpetitpas on October 13, 2008 at 3:40 pm

MERIDEN, CT — The city has approved plans to knock down its only cinema to make way for a medical center.

Holiday Cinemas took over the operation of the closed Hoyts Meridien 10 in 2002. The theater is still open, but the developer wants to begin construction as soon as possible.

The mayor has said he is disappointed about losing the theater but there’s the possibility a new theater could be built at the Westfield Meriden mall or a restaurant/theater concept could be developed somewhere else in the city.

But for now, residents will have to drive to neighboring towns for their movies.

Read more in My Record Journal.

Comments (1)

MPol on October 13, 2008 at 9:44 pm

That is so sad.

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