The AMC Mazza Gallerie 7 has completely closed in Friendship Heights. The closure comes practically a yr after AMC completely closed the historic Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park in March, simply earlier than the nationwide pandemic shutdown.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on companies in industries throughout the board, however the movie show business has been notably devastated over the previous yr.
Now, the AMC Mazza Gallerie 7 has completely closed in Friendship Heights.
On Friday, the AMC Theatres website posted: “AMC Mazza Gallerie 7 Has Completely Closed. We hope to see you at our subsequent nearest location: AMC Courthouse Plaza 8.”
Mazza Gallerie has turn out to be a ghost city because the pandemic started. The 294,000-square-foot retail middle offered for $38 million to the very best bidder in a foreclosure auction in August after its proprietor, an affiliate of New York’s Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., defaulted on $67.1 million in loans it took our to amass the property in 2017.
Representatives for the Friendship Heights property’s lenders, associates of Annaly Industrial Actual Property Group Inc., solid the profitable bid throughout an public sale held outdoors the D.C. workplace of Alex Cooper Auctioneers that drew a dozen onlookers.
Now, that property doesn’t embrace the movie show till additional discover.
The closure comes practically a yr after AMC completely closed the historic Uptown Theater in Cleveland Park in March, simply earlier than the nationwide pandemic shutdown.
On the time, AMC Director of Company Communications Ryan Noonan informed WTOP, “We provide our honest gratitude to the group for his or her assist of the theatre and invite them to go to [nearby] AMC Mazza Gallerie 7,” however now that now not exists.
WTOP has reached out to AMC Theatres for remark.
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