It's the largest indoor theater in Brooklyn, with 3,000 seats. And in its heyday was one of the most beautiful movie palaces in the city, if not the world. After closing for good in 1977, you'd be hard pressed to find a New Yorker who thought the Kings would ever reopen. Things like that just don't happen very often, especially in Flatbush. The Kings had become a grand memory, the gilded star of stories Brooklynites told of a theater that was so gorgeous it made your head spin.
Now, it's back. Defying all the odds, the Kings Theatre has returned to her former glory thanks to a $95 million renovation. Gothamist has the full story along with a photo gallery shot by Clay Williams. Gaze upon it in awe and wonder!
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