Terrace Triple Theatre

1799 Hydraulic Road,
Charlottesville, VA 22901

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Previously operated by: ABC Southeastern Theatres, Cineplex Odeon, Plitt Theatres

Previous Names: Terrace Theatres 1 & 2

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Terrace Triple Theatre - July 1990

Built around 1974 as a twin. The larger auditorium on the right was split on June 4, 1982. This theatre had the same design as the Tower Twin in Raleigh, NC. The theatre showed first run movies. It was located in the K-Mart Plaza, off of Hydraulic Road near the intersection of Highway 29 North.

It was operated by Cineplex Odeon, ABC Southeastern and from 1978 by Plitt Theatres. It was closed in late-1999.

Contributed by Chris Brady

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 5, 2010 at 6:07 am


1799 hydraulic road

Open till ~2000 approximate? Can anyone verify that date?

Also owned by Carmike Cinemas?

Demolished in 2007?

Anyone have more info or photos?

Wellespring on August 15, 2012 at 11:56 pm

The Terrace Triple was operated by Carmike Cinema in the mid-90s.

Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on January 27, 2013 at 8:18 pm

The structure still appears on Google Earth historical imagery up to and including 4/29/2007, but is no longer there on the next image dated 10/30/2008 and onward.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 10, 2020 at 8:18 am

Prior to its acquisition by Plitt Southern Theatres in 1978, the Terrace Theatre I and II was operated by ABC Southeastern Theatres.

rivest266 on June 26, 2023 at 9:41 pm

Opened by ABC theatres on September 20th, 1974 and held its official opening on October 13th, 1974.

Terrace 1 & 2 official openingTerrace 1 & 2 official opening 13 Oct 1974, Sun The Daily Progress (Charlottesville, Virginia) Newspapers.com

rivest266 on June 28, 2023 at 12:02 am

Third screen opened on June 4th, 1982 by subdividing the largest cinema.

rivest266 on July 5, 2023 at 9:27 pm

closed in the end of 1999.

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