AMC Tilghman Square 8

4608 Broadway,
Allentown, PA 18104

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AMC Tilghman Square 8

Originally planned by Budco Theatre, it was opened by AMC on May 24, 1989. It was taken over by NewVision Theatres in September 2017. It was closed on March 18, 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. It was closed permanently on July 13, 2020 due to NewVision Theatres going out of business. It was taken back by AMC in August 2020. On January 2, equipment in the theatre was being auctioned off.

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jeffpiatt
jeffpiatt on February 20, 2021 at 12:19 pm

This looks less like a failure to require since the Mall ownership still shows the building as “rented” but has the Anchor still as New Vision. seeing that its requireing you go to either South Whitehall or LC courthouse its likely a tax sale that started before AMC could even handle any lease issues. New Vision was that poorly run.

jeffpiatt
jeffpiatt on February 20, 2021 at 12:20 pm

https://www.larkenassociates.com/commercial-leasing/tilghman-square-shopping-center

MCDisney
MCDisney on February 22, 2021 at 11:50 am

I suggest looking at the image I just sent out.

jeffpiatt
jeffpiatt on February 22, 2021 at 7:46 pm

Based on the others on the list that the federal government gave them approval to reopen since they were still on the lease AMC went and reopened the larger locations with the more expensive projectors first. This one and one in Sparta they still legally own but haven’t rushed over to reopen. And the Sharrifs sale only lists liability to New Vision Theaters so my guess is that there letting the county recover the post bankruptcy Debts and owed taxes. And clear out the stuff new vision likely damaged. Then when they are in better shape they can go and update the smaller theaters. Probably adding PLF to them.

MCDisney
MCDisney on February 26, 2021 at 8:39 am

All of them are still closed. Who knows what they are doing, Tilghman is stuck in time at this point.

MCDisney
MCDisney on March 27, 2021 at 3:18 pm

As of 3/27/2021, the interior signage is starting to be cleared and AMC signage is also starting to pop up again. Most noticeable is the AMC Safe & Clean. Atom Tickets has also renamed this theater back to being AMC.

MCDisney
MCDisney on March 27, 2021 at 4:16 pm

All assets are assumed to be bought back by AMC

jeffpiatt
jeffpiatt on March 28, 2021 at 3:01 pm

AMC is probably doing more than just putting back there signs and logos and getting the liquor license transferred back to them. They are likely installing new seats and equipment to replace everything that was sold by the County that’s if they didn’t manage to bid for some of it back like the projectors. But I picture some people have red recliners in there home theaters now.

MCDisney
MCDisney on March 28, 2021 at 9:08 pm

They were selling all assets as a whole and everything is there from before. Why would they add new seats and equipment if they lost tons of money. If they were fully bided, they would use assets from the closed theaters.

MCDisney
MCDisney on April 1, 2021 at 10:16 am

As of April 1st, 2021, This theater will officially be reopening later this month as the AMC Tilghman Square 8.

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