Project Location: Brooklyn, New York
Client Name: ACE Theatrical Group, LLC and The Kings Theatre Redevelopment Corporation
Project Name: Kings Theatre Brooklyn
Architect: Martinez+Johnson Architecture
Theatre Consultant: Schuler Shook
Project Year: 2015
Project Size: 310,500 sq.ft.
Project Cost: US $93,000,000
Originally opening in 1929 as one of the five original “Loew’s Wonder Theatres,” the Loew’s Kings Theatre was one of the most lavish theatres in the nation. Designed by architectural masters Rapp & Rapp with interior design by Harold W. Rambusch, the Loew’s Kings Theatre hosted cinema and live performance in Brooklyn on Flatbush Avenue.
The comprehensive renovation of this historic treasure is a cornerstone for redevelopment of a resurgent area of Brooklyn. Akustiks designed the acoustical and audio/video aspects of the renovation of the historic theatre, technically modern stagehouse and stunning lobby spaces. The theater reopened with a gala performance of Diana Ross on February 3, 2015.