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Westgate Cinema City

3221 Westgate Mall
Rocky River OH 44126

Demolished 2006
Record #25967  
 Opened: June 30, 1971
 Closed: June 23, 1988
 Demolished: 2006
Capacity: 960 seats
Architect(s): William Riseman Associates
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: General Cinema Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Dave Kingham.

Westgate Cinema City opened in 1971 and was designed by William Riseman Associates. It was GCC's first "built-as" 4 screen theatre, not resulting from divisions or additions in a space previously occupied by a Kroger supermarket.

Cinema I - 350 Seats, Cinema II - 300 seats, Cinema III - 170 seats, Cinema IV - 140 seats: an imaginative, although impractical, floor plan.

Westgate was closed by GCC in 1988 and the space was converted to a food court, and a new 8-screen theatre was built on an out-lot from the mall. In the spring of 2006 the whole place, mall and the newer theatre was demolished, to be redeveloped into a 'lifestyle center'.

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Last featured 1/29/2006. Last edited 6/16/2014.

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