City Cinema

2081 Bartow Avenue,
Bronx, NY 10475

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ridethectrain on September 10, 2023 at 8:09 pm

Please update, total seats 682. Theatre one 314 and theatre two 368. Information courtesy of New York City Dept of Buildings records Theatre opened April 5, 1972, twin in Fall of 1978 and closed September 7, 1989. The closed 2 months prior to General Cinema Bay Plaza 10 opening in November 1989. See AMC Bay Plaza 13 for it’s own page in Co-Op City Bronx, NY

cinematreasures1 on December 15, 2007 at 7:31 pm

City Cinema started out as a one screen theater. It later expanded to two screens.

DavidWallick on September 6, 2005 at 11:42 am

I lived in thie area from 1973-74 and saw many films there with my grandmothers, who both lived in the area. For some reason, my most vivid memory is of Barbra Streisand in “What’s Up Doc?” My schoolbus used to pass the theater on my way to school (5th grade, 1973-74) and I always used to look out the window on Wednesday morning to see what the new movie for the week was.

jackeboy on July 10, 2005 at 8:19 pm

I lived in CO-Op City for 6 years and went her a lot.Just an average twin cinema. Nothing special, but it was a first run house. Some of the films I remeber seeing there are Interiors, Carnal Knowledge, one of the Pink Panther movies, Busting, and many others.

dave-bronx™ on July 4, 2005 at 10:14 pm

According to an ad posted by RobertR for another theatre, in 1974 the little City Cinema at Co-op City was a Brandt house, and was playing a double-feature of Disney’s “Aristocats” and “Song of the South”.
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