Iconic Old Town Theater to close doors for good this weekend

posted by Michael Zoldessy on January 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm

ALEXANDRIA, VA — After many ups and downs, it appears to be the end for the Old Town Theater. The owner has struggled to keep it open and blames poor product and a new trolley ushering people away from his neighborhood as the major factors for its declining revenue. It’s functioned as a cinema for almost 100 years but retail may be the next chapter for the space.

Read more in the Alexandria Times.

(Thanks to JackCoursey for providing the photo.)

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JodarMovieFan on February 4, 2012 at 2:10 am

While it is sad to read news about a local theater closing, the blog on the paper’s site from residents seem to agree that the place was not properly run. Comments ranging from bad customer service and a dirty theater does not sound good for any theater.

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