Cinemark Pittsburgh North 11

9700 McKnight Road,
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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Previously operated by: Cinemark, National Amusements, Rave Motion Picture Theatres

Previous Names: Showcase Cinemas North 8, Showcase Cinemas North 11, RC Pittsburgh North 11

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Cinemark Pittsburgh North 11

This was originally eight screens on December 7, 1979. It was later expanded to eleven screens. Operated by National Amusements, it was taken over by Rave Motion Picture Theatres in December 2009. On July 4, 2013 it was taken over by Cinemark. It was closed May 14, 2015.

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edblank on June 6, 2008 at 8:55 pm

The multiplex is outside the Pittsburgh city limits in McCandless Township. Of the original eight auditoriums, two had 480 seats and the other six had 540 seats.

rivest266 on March 8, 2009 at 1:12 pm

The grand opening announcements is on the bottom of this page at View link

CSWalczak on April 1, 2011 at 8:44 am

The prospects for this theater’s continued survival may have been dimmed by the announcement that Cinemark plans to open a new multiplex nearby: View link

rivest266 on September 7, 2014 at 12:01 pm

December 7th, 1979 grand opening ad in photo section. The same theatre also opened on the same day in Valley Stream, NY near NYC.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on May 13, 2015 at 11:27 am

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette announced today that this location would be closing after business on 5/14/15. Sad. No more Showcases in Pittsburgh.

dallasmovietheaters on September 19, 2021 at 5:40 am

Opened as Showcase Cinemas North on December 7th, 1979. Showcase left the theatre as a 30-year lease was due to expire. Rave Motion Pictures Circuit took on it and the Showcase West location. The name here officially changed to the Rave Motion Pictures Pittsburgh North 11 on April 29, 2010. However, it was almost exclusively listed as Rave Cinemas Pittsburgh North 11 for its 2010-2012 existence likely making use of some existing signage.

In 2012, Cinemark purchased Rave and acquired the venue. Cinemark would officially change names here on July 4, 2013 to the Cinemark Pittsburgh North 11. It closed under that name in 2015.

Michael R. Rambo Jr.
Michael R. Rambo Jr. on June 2, 2022 at 9:55 pm

This was 1 of 2 theatres Redstone Theatres [National Amusements] opened on 12/7/1979, the other being the Amboy Multiplex Cinemas in Sayerville, NJ [Ad listed that theatre as Amboy Cinemas]

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