The Plaza Theatre is an Atlanta landmark and the city’s longest continuously operating movie theatre. Designed by architect George Harwell Bond, the Plaza Theatre opened on December 23, 1939, as an art deco cinema and live theater space. In the 1970s, the Plaza became an X-rated adult cinema and live burlesque theatre.
Cinema. In 1983, movie theatre entrepreneur George LeFont bought the theatre and renovated it. In early 2010, the Plaza Theatre Foundation became a nonprofit organization. Retaining the original marquee and many of the original furnishings, the Plaza Theatre became the longest continuously operating theatre in Atlanta. In late 2017, the theatre was sold to Christopher Escobar, also the Executive Director of the Atlanta Film Society.
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