Center Theatre

1015 NW 13th Street,
Gainesville, FL 32601

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Macclelland on October 17, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Treadwell, the old building was torn down and replaced by the office supply store.

If memory serves that old building housing the three movie theaters was oblong. I remember going by the demolition sight one afternoon. The building was completely demolish except the back wall. Hanging on the wall was the screen from what was the largest of the three theater. Its reflective quality made it glisten in the afternoon sun. In this mist of ruble and decay was a luminous white canvas. It was a surreal sight.

Treadwell on August 16, 2012 at 7:01 pm

If I remember correctly, the Office Depot used the existing building and did not demolish it.

This was another venue our UF Sci-Fi club did a lobby display for: 1989’s Batman. I was disappointed that the house had mono sound!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 25, 2011 at 10:45 am

Ann Dunbar was managing this theatre June 3 1983.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 22, 2010 at 9:36 pm

I think it was triple before 1982,Chuck. I have it playing July 1 1981 “FOR YOUR EYES ONLY” “DRAGONSLAYER” and “RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK”.