Alamo Drafthouse Targets Washington, DC for 2013

Alamo Drafthouse Targets Washington, DC for 2013

Alamo Drafthouse is opening a theater at the newly completed One Loudoun retail space in Loudoun County, Virginia.

The 34,000-square-foot facility, set to open in spring 2013, will be Alamo’s first cinema in the Washington, DC area. 

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Alamo Drafthouse currently comprises six theaters in Austin, TX, three in Houston, TX, three in San Antonio, TX, and one each in Winchester, VA, and Denver, CO. Alamo also plans to open theaters in NY and LA.

One Loudoun Holdings, a joint venture of Miller and Smith and North America Sekisui House and its retail development partner, Potomac Development Group, announced the news. Miller and Smith’s Bill May says “This type of mixed-entertainment venue is rare in Loudoun County and we’re thrilled to bring such a unique experience to the One Loudoun community.”

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Comments

Michelle Balloch

I see Mark Ds comment that Alamo is loosing its soul. I live in Ashburn and would love to help it gets its soul going in our area. I have been in the hospitality industry for years and LOVE the fact that your coming to my back yard. I think that I would be a great fit for your latest location and would love to have a chance to speak with someone. I have been a training General Manager for years and hope someone will contact me.

Mark D.

Alamo is losing its soul. It'll probably stay cool in Austin, but suburban Virginia and Denver? These new developments are bland. They're sprawl. They're everything Austin's original Alamo locations steadfastly weren't.

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