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Cinema theater "Pushkinsky"- architectural competition.
« on: February 11, 2011, 10:41:46 AM »
Cinema theater "Pushkinsky" will be closed for renovation.
Theater owners announced an architectural competition.
Text of Today is now accepting applications for the contest redevelopment projects of the cinema hall "Pushkinsky", the newspaper Kommersant.

The contest will take place in the international project Changing the Face of U.S. chemical company DuPont, in which the world architects have already presented the project of reconstruction Colosseum in Italy. The organizers of the Russian competition are the Union of Architects of Russia, the British Royal Institute of Architects, a social network and Karo Film (Cinema Concern "Karo" belongs "Pushkinsky").

The newspaper said the submission period will end this summer, after which the theater could be closed for repairs.

In January 2010, the chairman of board of directors of Karo Film Leonid Ogo in an interview with the Film Business Today ", said the company decided to create on the basis of "Pushkinsky" Multiplex not less than 8 screens by increasing the area of cinema. Ogo assess the level of investment in the reconstruction of more than $ 50 million, but the project was shelved because of the crisis. According to one consultant who is familiar with a new concept in the reconstruction of the total area of "Pushkinsky" at the expense of add-ons can increase only up to 8,000 square meters. Demolition of existing buildings is not provided.

The main owners of "Karo" - its founders Leonid Ogo and Oleg Andreev. The concern is distributive business (Karoprokat "and" Caro Premier "), film production (" Caro Production "), and a network of Karo Film (164 rooms in 32 theaters, according to" Nevafilm Research ťat the end of the third quarter of 2010 ). Financial figures were not disclosed.

Cinema hall "Pushkinsky" was built in 1961. Is one of the sites of the Moscow International Film Festival, held annually in late June. Since 1993 he rented a concern "Karo", which in 1997 had its last renovation. In the early 2000's "Caro" bought from the City Hall 2,5 thousand square meters. "Pushkinskaya" metro. In December 2006, concern has bought from the city for nearly $ 30 million, the remaining area and became the sole owner of the theater. Now in "Pushkin" has one room with 2056 seats.


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Re: Cinema theater "Pushkinsky"- architectural competition.
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2011, 11:08:00 AM »
It is also an opportunity to examine how theater engagement with the public its leading position in Pushkin Square, "DuPont said in the notice.