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Coolidge Corner Theatre

Coolidge Corner Theatre

Featuring design by award-winning architecture firm Höweler + Yoon , the expansion will complement the theatre’s existing historic, Art Deco building.

The new space accommodates two new state-of-the-art theaters (with 149 seats and 57 seats, respectively); a 688 square foot Community Education and Engagement Center that will accommodate a 60-seat classroom space for educational offerings, event space for theater and community gatherings and post-screening discussions, a catering kitchen and outdoor roof deck, a media library; a new entrance, lobby, and concessions area with improved accessibility. The box office and main theatre entrance was relocated to Centre Street, and current common areas were upgraded for improved accessibility.

The addition turns the back of the theater into a new front, drawing in guests across the site. An articulated brick ‘curtain’ facade plays on the art deco motifs from the original 1933 building. Throughout the project, the selective use of lighting and color contributes to the spectacle of the theater-going experience.

Project Info

LOCATION: Brookline, MA

DESIGN: Höweler + Yoon