Loew’s Canal Street Theatre

Brooklyn Artist RAE Installs New Sculptures Behind Glass Case on Ludlow Street

Posted June 21, 2016 at 5:10 am

Brooklyn-based street artist RAE upped the ante last week with a new Lower East Side piece. This installation is, in fact, protected from the elements. The artist-sculptor embedded two of his robot-looking creatures in the well-weathered Ludlow Street facade of the dormant Loews Canal movie theater. Both are enclosed behind a fancy glass case imported for […]

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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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31 Canal and 97 Bowery Landmarked

Posted September 15, 2010 at 9:09 am

Great news! In sum, three Manhattan buildings were landmarked at yesterday’s Landmarks Preservation Committee public meeting. The former Loew’s Canal Theatre at 31 Canal Street, the 141-year-old cast-iron 97 Bowery, and the Eleventh Street Methodist Episcopal Chapel between Avenues A and B.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Meeting on 31 Canal

Posted September 13, 2010 at 6:18 am

[Photo Credit: Emilio Guerra] A tipster informs us that two items of note are on the docket for tomorrow’s Landmarks Preservation Commission public meeting. Both 97 Bowery and the Loew’s Canal Street Theatre at 31 Canal Street are being considered for landmark designations. For the latter property, landmark status could potentially change plans reportedly in […]