7 Ludlow Street

Metrograph Hopes to Revive the Golden Age of Cinema Dining with ‘The Commissary’

Last modified October 20, 2015 at 8:43 am

Not much in the way of theatrics last night at the SLA subcommittee meeting for Community Board 3. The agenda was top-loaded with some of the more exciting and/or notorious liquor license applicants of late. Namely, Alexander Olch’s new cinema arts house on lower Ludlow Street, the Metrograph. “The Commissary” at the Metrograph, 7 Ludlow […]

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Local Opposition Mounts Against ‘Metrograph Cinema’ Liquor Licenses

Posted October 19, 2015 at 5:17 am

Buzz and excitement around the forthcoming Metrograph Cinema at 7 Ludlow Street is definitely gaining some local steam of late. After all, it’s not often that a new arts facility, let alone a movie theater, opens on the Lower East Side. This one will offer two screens and a mix of first-run independent and international movies, […]

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Metrograph Cinema Aims to Open on Ludlow Street in February 2016

Posted October 8, 2015 at 9:27 am

The much-anticipated Metrograph theater possesses all the proper traits to woo the Lower East Side. Cinema arts, check; bombastic claims of returning the glamor of cinema to New York City, check; bolstering neighborhood creativity, check. Throughout this months-long construction period, it doesn’t seem as though there will be any bureaucratic impediment to opening the 8,853 […]

The Metrograph Cinema (and Bookstore) on Ludlow Street Seeks Full Liquor License

Posted October 1, 2015 at 5:00 am

Across the street from the once mighty Loews Canal Theatre, the Metrograph cinema house hopes to inject the arts back into the neighborhood. Converting the old warehouse at 7-11 Ludlow Street is certainly an ambitious endeavor, born from the collective mind of tie peddler Alexander Olch, Lincoln Center programmer Jake Perlin, musician Joachim Kearns, and […]

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Metrograph Cinema Opens Next Year on Lower Ludlow Street

Posted August 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

One month ago, we exclusively broke word that fashion retailer Alexander Olch, known in these parts for selling ties at 14 Orchard Street, is opening an ambitious new movie theater project for the Lower East Side. Metrograph, as it’s called, has been in the works for many months at 7-11 Ludlow Street. The 5,400 square-foot warehouse is […]

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Alexander Olch is Constructing a New Movie Theater for the Arts on Lower Ludlow Street

Last modified July 8, 2015 at 7:38 am

It’s a dead zone of sorts; quite literally. Situated beside a Chinese funeral home, the backside of the vacant Loew’s Canal Street Theatre, scant lighting, and shuttered distributors, Ludlow Street just north of Canal is a relatively quiet nook unto itself. But not for long. In due course, a functioning movie theater will again return […]

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