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Index of New Missing Theater Press Coverage

Old Mission Theater to rise again as gleaming multiplex — Sam Whiting, SF Gate, 05-25-2015

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema To Finally Open This Fall in the Mission — Jay Barmann, SFist, 05-26-2015


Indie movie theater and restaurant Alamo Drafthouse about to break ground in the Mission — Annie Sciacca, San Francisco Business Times, 07-16-2014

The Alamo Drafthouse: Arthouse Movies Coming to You in 2015 — Sherilyn Connelly, SF Weekly, 07-08-2014

Update on New Mission theater — Tim League, Alamo Drafthouse Blog


New Mission Theater gets the thumbs up from the City Planning Commission — Vic Wong,, 01-11-2013

New "Gangnam Style, Swagger Style" Alamo Drafthouse and Condo Project Approved — Kevin Montgomery, Uptown Alamanc, 01-11-2013

New Mission Theater Renovation OK'd — John Wildermuth, SF Gate, 01-10-2013


Comeback Hopes for the New Mission Theater. — Therese Poletti, Wall St. Journal, 09-05-2012

New Mission Theater May Become A San Francisco Alamo Drafthouse (Unless An Obscure Law Stops It) — Aaron Sankin, Huffington Post , 02-17-2012

Alamo Drafthouse Coming to San Francisco's New Mission Theater — Alex Billington, First Showing Net

New Mission Theater Plan: 5 Screens, 900 Seats — Mission Local, 02-15-2012

New Mission Theater Rehab Inches Forward, With Suds — Philip Ferrato, SF Curbed, 02-15-2012

New Life, Food, And Beer For The New Mission Theater As Proposed — SocketSite, 02-14-2012

New Mission Theater Possibly To Become Five-Screen Alamo Drafthouse Cinema — Jay Barmann, SFist, 02-14-2012

Five-screen movie theater coming to Mission District? — J.K. Dineen, San Francisco Business Times, 02-14-2012

2011 - 2006

Buildings for Sale — John Wildermuth, SF Chronicle, 01-27-2011

Owner of Medjool and Roof Top Bar Puts Mission Real Estate Up for Sale — Heather Smith, Mission Local, 01-26-2011

New Debate Surrounds New Mission Theater — Rebecca Bowe, SF Bay Guardian, 07-29-2010

Accidental Gift: New Mission Theater Condos Can Be Taller — Andy J. Wang, Curbed SF, 02-04-2009

New Mission To Have New Use — SF Examiner, 10-14-06

Big Screen Revival — SF Chronicle, 04-23-06

2003 - 2001

Save the New Mission — SF Chronicle, 12-25-03: Editorial encourages prospective buyer Gus Murad "to provide City College a lesson in cultural preservation."

The Story of One Block on Mission Street — SF Chronicle, 10-16-03: Peter Plate's article gives a perspective on the New Mission Theater in the context of its present day neighborhood.

Landmarks Board Panel Truly Lily-Livered — SF Chronicle, 08-01-01: Ken Garcia of the Chronicle takes the Landmarks Board to task on the National Register recommendation.

Save the New Mission Theater — Nancy Charraga, Letter to SF Chronicle, 08-01-01

Vanishing Theaters a Reel Crime — SF Chronicle, 07-14-01

Compromise Called for on Movie House — SF Chronicle, 01-13-01

An Education in Preservation — SF Chronicle 01-10-01: Tanya Schevitz of the Chronicle provides background info on City College's difficulties with preservation.


07-08-05 Chronicle
INSTITUTE ON AGING PLANS FOR GEARY HOMECOMING: Despite neighborhood opposition and efforts to accommodate the Coronet, plans proceed ahead for the $60 million housing project.

02-20-04 Chronicle
ALEXANDRIA, A 1923 LANDMARK, CLOSES ITS DOORS: Information on the Alexandria's sale and closing, and the continuing interest from neighborhood groups to save it.

01-07-04 American Independent Business Alliance
SAN FRANCISCO'S VOGUE THEATER UP FOR SALE: Commentary on Regal Entertainment's move to sell its SF theaters in face of multiplex rivals, AMC and Loews Metreon.

05-31-02 Chronicle

05-29-02 Chronicle

03-31-00 Chronicle
BROWN FLOATS IDEAS TO SAVE MOVIE HOUSES: Former SF Mayor Brown explores alternative options to save single screen theaters. Gavin Newson holds a hearing meeting with UA officials and other theater owners.

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