Perryman Shoemaker completes AMC Theatre at Fashion District Philadelphia

Perryman Shoemaker recently completed construction of the new AMC Dine-In Fashion District 8 Theater in Center City Philadelphia. The AMC Theatre was constructed as a third floor overbuild at the Fashion District Philadelphia. A portion of the existing third floor was demolished to make way for new construction. The high-end Dolby® theatre has eight screens, two of which - the AMC Prime and Dolby theatres, have larger auditoriums and screens and state-of-the-art projection and sound as well as seats that pulsate. The theatre has fixed seating for 836 and 34 wheelchair spaces for movie viewing.

Features of the theatre include:

  • Eight auditoriums with stadium seating and plush, reclining and heated seats
  • Concession services
  • Entrance lobby with TV screen, offices
  • Administrative support and security
  • Bar / restaurant.

The project consisted of structural steel/deck, roof replacement, interior fit-out of spaces, HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and electrical work, and startup and commissioning. MEP features to support specialized acoustical sound systems were utilized.