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Buffalo, NY: North Park Theatre Closes, But May Open Again Soon

Posted on Thursday, June 13th, 2013 5:31 PM

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Theater photoThe Dipson North Park Theatre in Buffalo, New York closed June 6, 2013 when Dipson Theatres decided that it would no longer operate the movie theater. The president of the company said that they hadn't made money at the location in five years.

Fortunately for moviegoers and residents of Buffalo alike, there are plans to reopen the historic single-screen theater in the near future. The Buffalo News published an article before the theater closed that mentioned that the building's owner was going to partner with the owner of a local restaurant to keep the movie theater running:

The North Park Theatre on Hertel Avenue would be high on anyone’s list of North Buffalo landmarks, so when Dipson Theatres announced Thursday it would no longer be presenting films in the aging movie palace, it was feared its screen would go permanently dark.

However, Buffalo attorney Thomas J. Eoannou, who owns the building containing the theater, said he is partnering with Left Bank Restaurant owner Michael G. Christiano to keep the North Park open.

“It’s going to remain an art theater,” said Eoannou. “It would be an awful shame to mothball it. It’s just a beautiful, beautiful place.”

He said that he and Christiano have been talking over plans for about a week, since Dipson notified him it would not be renewing its lease. How the theater will be run has not been finalized.

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Until the theater reopens, moviegoers will other nearby theaters, including Regal Elmwood Center 16 for mainstream movies and the Dipson Amherst 3 for movies that are closer to what the North Park Theatre showed.

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