Cinema Treasures is a registered trademark of Cinema Treasures, LLC. In the press statement, BSE officials said the company plans to focus on live programming at the new-and-improved LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre once it opens, with performances by world-class talent, with the goal of growing the company’s venue pipeline and developing affinity with artists early in their careers. H3 is the architect of record and Shawmut will be managing the construction. [3] Then the theater was shuttered. From Amplify Magazine: The iconic LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre – the first in the world to show talking movies – is set to undergo a major renovation before reopening as a live music venue. The Wurlitzer organ in the Brooklyn Paramount, Opus 1984, is a four manual, 26 rank instrument with 1,838 pipes and continues to be used at LIU sporting events.[4]. The Northeast Conference men's basketball tournament was held here three times. From Amplify Magazine: The iconic LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre – the first in the world to show talking movies – is set to undergo a major renovation before reopening as a live music venue. © 2000 - [CDATA[ */ Hardly “the first in the world to show talking pictures.” In her memo, Cline said the additional financial resources will accelerate the strategic plan and fund capital improvements to the Brooklyn campus, including a new food court, facilities for a new planned Digital Game Design program, a communications center for media arts, expansion of laboratories and programs in computer science, addition of two floors on the Health Sciences and Pharmacy building, and more common study space with upgraded technology. Barclays Center Turns Three: CEO Brett Yormark on Staying Aggressive, Navigating the Islanders' Schedule & What's to Come. In 1962 the Paramount Theater was converted by Long Island University for various uses. © 2020 Billboard. /* */ I love to see this happen. Many of the original Rapp & Rapp architectural details remain and will be preserved, as will the Wurlitzer organ. Eagle photo by Mary Frost. However, there also is an opportunity for seated floor events as well, theatre officials said. Through its preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, its signature publication Marquee™ and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres. “We are eagerly anticipating the construction beginning on the LIU Brooklyn Paramount Theatre,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of BSE. The downtown Brooklyn theatre’s facelift will begin this fall and is scheduled for completion before 2019, according to a statement released by theatre officials today. window.mc4wp = { A Fire Department spokesperson told the Eagle that FDNY was not called to the construction site on Thursday. The Brooklyn Paramount Theater is a former movie palace at 1 University Plaza at the intersection of Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues in downtown Brooklyn, New York.Opened in 1928, the building has been owned by Long Island University (LIU) since 1954. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Set Attendance Mark at Barclays Center as U.S. 'River' Tour Wraps, “We are thrilled to have finalized this agreement with LIU Brooklyn, and are eagerly anticipating the start of renovation on the legendary concert hall,” says BS&E’s Yormark in a statement. When Alan Freed fell victim of the payola scandal, TV host Clay Cole continued the ten-day holiday show tradition, in shows produced by Sid Bernstein. This month Long Island University and RXR Realty celebrated the commencement of a multimillion-dollar capital improvement project at the institution’s Downtown Brooklyn campus. Great news that this once huge movie theatre will open again. Also I hope they put in some color LED lights not just boring white lights to lite up the decor. 1 on Hot 100, Machine Gun Kelly's 'Tickets to My Downfall' Atop Billboard 200 | Billboard News, Watch Nelly Dance the Paso Doble to 'All I Do Is Win' on 'Dancing With the Stars', Kim Kardashian Talks Kanye West's 'Scary' Battle With Coronavirus. "i\\\\lt=t\\\\e\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"+ Yes all those ideas for lighting and curtains. (function() { A separate complaint was filed at an alternate address for the site, 153 Ashland Place, for “failure to safeguard all persons and properties.”. I hate those movies that try to keep developers from doing amazing projects… Have you ever seen these things from A-Z? After closing its doors, the theater became part of LIU Brooklyn’s campus, and now serves as a multi-purpose space for students, staff and guests. The Buildings Department issued a “partial vacate order” for the cellar of the library building, Rudansky added. The complaints say Con Edison must inspect the construction site before work will be allowed to resume. if (!window.mc4wp) { "netg-h)1i;=+)2x{=+okedc.ahAr(t+i)1k+do.ehcratAi(})okedx=(+