Improvements to the Hippodrome Cinema and restrooms are complete

Press release from the City of Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The City of Gainesville’s Wild Spaces & Public Places program and Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department are pleased to announce completed improvements at the Hippodrome Theatre. These efforts go toward fulfilling the City Commission’s goal of having a world-class parks, recreation, and cultural affairs infrastructure.

Some of the cinema renovation project updates include:

  • new seats
  • new  lighting
  • new carpeting
  • new paint
  • a new movie screen
  • acoustic wall panels

Some of the upgrades to the first- and second-floor restrooms include:

  • new plumbing fixtures
  • new partition walls
  • new mirrors
  • refinishing and replacement of the existing flooring

Joyner Construction, Inc. performed the work at a project cost of $337,570.

Click here to view more images of the upgrades.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the re-opening of the Hippodrome Cinema is being held on August 30 from 4-6 p.m. For more information please click here.