Loew's Orpheum Twin Theatre
168 E. 86th Street,
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Previously operated by: Loew's Inc.
Architects: Thomas White Lamb
Previous Names: Loew's Orpheum Theatre, Loew's Cine 3rd Avenue, Loew's Orpheum 2
- Loew's 86th Street Theatre
- 86th Street Grande Theatre
- Loew's Yorkville Theatre
- RKO 86th Street Theatre
- AMC Orpheum 7
News About This Theater
The 2,230-seat Loew’s Orpheum Theatre opened on October 19, 1913. A Kimball 2 manual 20 rank organ was installed in 1915. It was twinned on May 29, 1968, with the former orchestra having 995-seats and the former balcony reopening on July 29, 1968 being named Loew’s Cine 3rd Avenue with 599-seats. The screen was renamed Loew’s Orpheum 2 on December 7, 1979.
The Loew’s Orpheum Twin Theatre was closed on November 23 1989 and was demolished.
In November 1991, a new 7-screen Loews Orpheum Theatre opened on the site, which remains open in 2010.
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