Pacific Theatres multiplex in Chatsworth will be demolished for industrial complex – Daily News

Pacific Theatres multiplex in Chatsworth will be demolished for industrial complex – Daily News

Winnetka Pacific Theatres multiplex location in Chatsworth, much precious by Valley spectators, will be transformed into a commercial complex, according to a document filed with the citys planning department.
The theater at 9201 Winnetka Avenue, known for comfy reclining chairs and friendly, film-knowledgeable workers, will pave the way to 3 industrial structures amounting to 273,500 square feet in the area progressively known for storage facilities and distribution centers run by retail online giants such as Amazon.
Pacific Theatres, the previous owner of the multiplexes at The Grove and The Americana going shopping plaza, ran 300 locations across the state, consisting of the popular Cinerama Dome in Hollywood.
The Arclight Pacific Theatres Cinerama Dome, located at 6360 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Arclight Pacific Theatres Cinerama Dome, located at 6360 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Arclight Pacific Theatres, located at 9201 Winnetka Ave, Chatsworth on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Arclight Pacific Theatres Cinerama Dome, situated at 6360 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Arclight Pacific Theatres, located at 9201 Winnetka Ave, Chatsworth on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Arclight Pacific Theatres Cinerama Dome, situated at 6360 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG).
The Winnetka multiplex canceled its shows and closed its doors in March 2020 in the middle of the pandemic.In April, Decurion Corp., the moms and dad company of the Pacific Theatre and ArcLight Cinema chains, stated it chose not to resume any of its 17 locations, following the devastating year amidst multi-million-dollar losses and the pandemic-related restrictions.
Earlier this year, Pacific Theatres Exhibition Corp. announced it was submitting Chapter 7 to liquidate its properties for lenders.
AMC Entertainment just recently took over the leases of the 14-screen movie theater at the Grove in Los Angeles and the 18-screen theater at The Americana in Glendale previously occupied by Pacific Theatres.
Another area previously occupied by ArcLight in Sherman Oaks was just recently taken control of by Regal Entertainment, which introduced a multi-million-dollar remodeling and resumed in July as Regal Sherman Oaks Galleria.
The Sherman Oaks location originally opened in 2001 as Pacific Theatres Galleria 16 and after that in 2007 resumed as ArcLight movie theater. The theater was closed in March 2020 due to COVID-related restrictions. A month later, the theaters owner revealed the closure would be permanent.The future of the Arclight Hollywood area, an L.A. icon and most recently the flagship of the once-popular mini-chain of eminence moviehouses, is still up in the air.
Established by William R. Forman, founder of Pacific Theatres, the Cinerama Dome opened on Sunset Boulevard in 1963 to display widescreen movement images and ever since was declared a Historic-Cultural Monument. It was featured in Quentin Tarantinos motion picture “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”.
A group of fans started a petition on Change.org aiming to save the when groundbreaking movie palace, prompting significant streaming services to unite to protect the tradition of the Cinerama Dome. It has gathered almost 28,000 signatures.
Deadline Hollywood reported earlier that Decurion Corp. asked the city to renew a liquor license at the popular Hollywood theater and may resume by 2023.
Decurion Corp. didnt return a demand for remark for this story.

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