Robert Redford’s Sundance Cinemas has signed a lease to build and operate an 8-screen cinema at the new “luxury retail center” called Rivertowns Square, to be developed on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.
According to the PR Newswire, it will be Sundance Cinemas first theatre on the East Coast.
Robert Redford, Sundance Group President is quoted as saying “I’m so pleased that Sundance Cinemas will be building our first theatre in the Northeast in such a vibrant corridor in the state of New York. Westchester County has a long and rich tradition of supporting the arts, which makes me particularly enthusiastic about our future in this terrific community.”
Sundance Cinemas Westchester is slated to open in the Spring of 2014.
The press release adds, “Rivertowns Square is a $150 million luxury mixed-use development that will feature some of the most exciting restaurants, boutiques and entertainment in the region along with luxury residential units. Rivertowns Square’s mix of tenants will include a range of restaurants – some with rooftop dining – quality boutiques and a gourmet market. Rivertowns Square provides exceptional regional access from the Saw Mill River Parkway, and will provide abundant free customer parking.”