Kings Theater in Flatbush Set to Reopen, and Lift a Neighborhood

A jewel of the golden age of the New York City movie theater is being revived, with the reopening in February of the former Loews Kings Theater on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn.Kings Theater was one of five “wonder theaters” in New York and New Jersey built in 1929 and 1930 by the Loews movie theater chain.Closed in 1977, Kings Theater was seized for back taxes in 1983 by the city, which made some structural repairs. In 2012,the city chose ACE Theatrical Group, a Houston-based theatrical management and development company, to restore Kings Theater and operate it, on a self-sustaining, for-profit basis …READ MORE