Contact Us
News

Landmark Theatres To Open New Space On Far West Side

Landmark Theatres To Open New Space On Far West Side

Landmark Theatres is taking 30k SF to open an eight-screen movie theater at the Durst Organization’s VIA 57 West, the Bjarke Ingels-designed, pyramidal mixed-use building where 57th Street meets the West Side Highway.

It’s the first new movie theater to open in Midtown in the past 15 years, according to a news release. Tenants at the building’s retail space include The American Kennel Club and Livanos Restaurant Group.

The new theater will host special events and will have a private bar, but it's not clear whether the location will offer dining while viewing, a concept made popular by competitors like Alamo Drafthouse and Nitehawk Cinema

The theater chain, which is part-owned by Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, has recently moved into food service to accompany its theater business. Landmark launched a search for spaces in NYC ranging from 25k SF to 50k SF last summer.

The VIA 57 West complex has a total of 1,370 residential units. David Neil and Ashlea Aaron repped The Durst Organization in-house along with Lee & Associates’ Peter Braus. Landmark Theatres was repped by Lee & Associates Brad Schwarz and JP Sutro.

The new theater is scheduled to be open by spring 2017.