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The Bow Tie Mamaroneck Playhouse in Mamaroneck, New York closed on April 20, 2014.
According to an article published on westfaironline.com (the web site for the Westchester County Business Journal), Bow Tie intends to demolish all the but the facade of the theater and put up condominiums instead of converting it into a boutique theater as they had originally stated:
Bow Tie Cinemas L.L.C., which owns the theater, will keep the old-fashioned facade and marquee intact but will knock down the building there, with plans of putting up condominiums or rentals at the site, according to Mamaroneck officials.
Mamaroneck Mayor Norman Rosenblum said that building residential units at the site, in the heart of the village’s downtown on Mamaroneck Avenue, would be compliant with existing code.
“It’s sad, but I think you got to be realistic too,” he told the Business Journal. “The reality is they are the landowners and they have a certain right.”
Rosenblum and other village officials met with Bow Tie executives several months ago, he said, and discussed the possibility of converting the four-screen theater into a boutique theater that would include stadium seating, classic movies, and full food and drink service. On April 9, though, Bow Tie met with Mamaroneck officials again, this time saying the theater was not economically viable and couldn’t compete with nearby multiplexes in Port Chester and White Plains.
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The theater originally opened in 1925 with a single screen and a balcony. It was owned by United Artists at one point, who converted it into a four-plex in the late 1970's. Bow Tie purchased the theater in 2013 when it acquired nearly all the assets of Clearview Cinemas.
- Mamaroneck Playhouse to close Sunday -- westfaironline.com [Apr 16, 2014]
- Mamaroneck Playhouse: Another local landmark about to bite the dust -- lohud.com [Apr 19, 2014]
- Thanks for nothing, Bow Tie -- Mamaroneck Review [Apr 24, 2014]
- Mamaroneck Playhouse closes, residents mourn -- westfaironline.com [Apr 24, 2014]
- The Mamaroneck Playhouse 1925-2014 -- The Eastchester Review [Apr 24, 2014]
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