Brooklyn Paramount

385 Flatbush Avenue Extension,
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on April 16, 2024 at 4:11 pm

No digging is required in this announcement by Live Nation about its booking/management connection to the rejuvenated Brooklyn Paramount. Click here

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on February 24, 2024 at 3:16 pm

There are more pictures on their website, but you have to dig to find them.

m00se1111 on February 24, 2024 at 3:02 pm

Photos of refurbished interior here..

Ssc48 on February 23, 2024 at 11:12 pm

Reopening March 27, 2024 with already over 50 shows booked.

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on January 19, 2023 at 3:36 am

Any news on this house?

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on June 10, 2022 at 3:24 pm

Photographs of 130 Brooklyn theatres, most of them from municipal tax files and already displayed individually at Cinema Treasures, can be found in the resource linked here

WilliamMcQuade on December 22, 2021 at 2:46 am

Will it ever go forward even if and when the pandemic ends ?

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on December 22, 2021 at 12:33 am

Since LIU owns the location, I guess it is Barclays that pulled out.

WilliamMcQuade on December 21, 2021 at 8:41 pm

Pulled out of using the spot. Who owns it and what if anything are the plans for its future use ?

Mike (saps)
Mike (saps) on December 21, 2021 at 7:58 pm

Someone on the Kings thread said LIU pulled out. What’s the story?

rivest266 on October 16, 2020 at 9:37 pm

Grand opening ad posted.

kong1911 on July 7, 2019 at 3:20 pm

Just a update. So far, construction has NOT started.

kong1911 on October 25, 2018 at 3:48 pm

The new date to start construction is November 1st. If they start then the construction supervisor states that they should be done around August 2019. Meanwhile, my crew and I will keep the organ in shape for the opening.

BobbyS on August 16, 2018 at 4:51 pm

Thanks CC! Great news and photos….One question that I don’t understand is how the Paramount & a restored Uptown in Chicago plan to remove the main floor seats for some shows for standing room and putting them back for others. These must be a new light weight chair that can be moved easily. Plus the storage room. I wonder how long it will take to remove them & store them and put them back?

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on August 16, 2018 at 3:58 pm

Some color renderings of the planned renovations can be viewed here

BobbyS on June 25, 2018 at 7:04 pm

Thanks CC for article….Very exciting!!

kong1911 on June 25, 2018 at 3:16 pm

Last Thursday they had the ground-breaking ceremony. The huge scoreboard was lowered. I performed several selections on the Wurlitzer for the those in attendance. All contractors involved will make sure that no harm will come to the organ during the conversion.

Comfortably Cool
Comfortably Cool on June 25, 2018 at 1:12 pm

The $50 million renovation will start soon, according to an article in yesterday’s Daily News. Read here

kong1911 on May 10, 2018 at 11:58 pm

Nothing going on yet. From time to time I run into the people involved but the start date keeps rolling back.

BobbyS on September 6, 2017 at 5:13 am

Thanks Kong1911. I will try and be there.

kong1911 on September 5, 2017 at 8:03 pm

The New York Theatre Society is planning an organ concert at the former Brooklyn Paramount on Sunday, October 8th at 3 PM. This will be the last time the organ can be heard until after the renovation which is scheduled to start very soon. I’ll put up more details as they come in.

walterk on July 1, 2017 at 12:35 am

Type in 359 Flatbush Avenue Extension, that will land you at the corner of Flatbush Extension and Dekalb Avenue, which is the proper location, the building with the LIU banners.

Google Earth is not always accurate, entering street view using the 385 address, I landed in front of 2 Brothers Pizza, with a 7-11 and Applebee's just to the west of it. A little searching gave all three the address of 395 Flatbush Avenue extension.

If you look a block east from 395, you can see the building with the CVS sign which replaced the Fox Theatre.

midtown_kc on June 30, 2017 at 9:17 pm

385 Flatbush Avenue Extension,
Brooklyn, NY
Is that address correct? I don’t see a theatre there using google street view

WilliamMcQuade on June 30, 2017 at 11:54 am

It was bland because of the color is is now painted. The original color scheme would obviously have been anything but bland . Rapp and Rapp did really knockout lobbies .While this was not a knockout it was still quite good