The Paris Theater (Manhattan)
|The Paris Theater|
Exterior of theater in 2006
|Address||4 West 58th Street|
|City||New York City|
|Owned by||Sheldon Solow|
|Operated by||City Cinemas (Reading International) (as of 2009)|
|Type||Single-screen movie theater|
|Opened||September 13, 1948|
|Other names||Fine Arts Theatre|
Located at 4 West 58th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue in midtown Manhattan, it has specialized in foreign (especially French language) and independent films. It is located across the street from the Plaza Hotel.
Management and ownership
In the early 1990s, Pathé lost its lease. Loews Theatres then took over the operation and it was known as the Fine Arts Theatre for a while. In 1994 the space was purchased by Sheldon Solow, a New York City–based real-estate developer and owner.
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- Melnick, Ross; Haas, Howard B. (undated). "Paris Theatre". cinematreasures.org. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
- Nygaard, Sandra (undated). "Paris Theater". New York. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
Other art cinemas in Manhattan
- Quad Cinema
- IFC Center
- Film Forum
- Angelika Film Center
- Tribeca Cinemas & the Varick Room
- Cinema Village
- Lincoln Plaza Cinemas
- Landmark Sunshine Cinema
- Helen Mills Theater
- Village East Cinema