The first renderings of the propose movie theater at 1 Monument Square in downtown Troy are out.
The city of Troy selected the proposal from two entries earlier this year. The super quick overview: The $18 million project would include a 9-screen movie theater, 3,000 square feet of street level retail space, 100-150 parking spaces underneath, and the potential for additional floors in the future. Bonacio and Bow Tie will also be redeveloping the American Theater space, located 500 feet down River Street from the site. The projected opening date for the 1 Monument Square theater would be the fall of 2018.
As you know, the story of this site -- one of the most high-profile spots in all the Capital Region -- has included its fair share of drama. This is now the fourth major attempt to build something there since the old city hall was demolished in 2011.
+ The sale of the site from the city to developers for $600k will be up for a vote by the city council later this spring.
+ And the project will have to go through the usual planning approval process. Steven Strichman, Troy's commissioner of planning and economic development, said today via email that the project would probably go before the city planning commission sometime in May or June.
The renderings are at the top in large format -- click or scroll all the way up.
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