Loew's West

19801 Center Ridge Road,
Rocky River, OH 44116

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Previously operated by: Loew's Inc.

Architects: Adelbert Kleine, Sidney Schenker

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Loew's West - grand opening ad July 13, 1966

Loew’s opened this 1,200-seat theatre, in the Rockport Plaza shopping center, in 1966. The theatre was twinned in the 1970’s, and closed in 1995. A Family Toy Warehouse store occupied the theatre space afterward, but became vacant around 2000, after Family Toy Warehouse went out of business.

It was demolished in late-2008.

Contributed by Toby Radloff

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on July 1, 2005 at 10:26 am

Both Loew’s East and Loew’s West are mentioned in the company’s
1966 annual report.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on July 1, 2005 at 10:31 am

The report also has a photo of the mayor of Rocky River cutting a tape at the opening ceremony for this theatre.

dave-bronx™ on December 13, 2008 at 3:49 pm

The building that was once Loew’s West has recently been demolished, along with the southern leg of the L-shaped Rockport Plaza. The vacant Target store remains (why?) as does the eastern side of the original plaza. There is no sign indicating any future redevelopment.

TLSLOEWS on November 12, 2009 at 12:22 pm

Nice 1984 photo, the neon LOEWS sign looked like the ones on the Loews Melrose in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 25, 2011 at 5:28 pm

Nice 1984 picture Chuck 1231,Wish there were more stories on the theatre.

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