The old Waverly Theater, a few blocks down from the collapsed building on lower Sixth Avenue, under construction for over a year, is nearly set to reopen as the rebranded, hypertrendy IFC Center. (Venture capitalist-cum-photoblogger Fred Wilson snapped the above pic.) IFC's gunning for a Sundance East vibe?editing facilities, three digitally-equipped screens, and an indoor/outdoor café that promises to usurp the lobby of the Angelika as the go-to spot for indie film nerds on a second date.
· Coming Soon [A VC]
· Manager Picked for IFC Center, To Open Late Spring [The Villager]
· Waverly Twin [CinemaTreasures.org]
· Lower Sixth Avenue: Less Sex Here! [Curbed]