Leopardo Completes AMC Yorktown 18 Renovation

by Scott Reid

Lombard, Ill. — Leopardo Companies Inc. has completed its 68,000-square-foot renovation of the AMC Yorktown 18 featuring AMC Red Kitchen in Lombard.

The renovation was part of AMC Theatres’ strategy to enhance the overall movie-going experience by updating several theater locations throughout its circuit. Leopardo has completed projects for the company at several locations across the country, including the AMC 600 N. Michigan 9 in Chicago.

The AMC Yorktown 18 renovation consisted of the demolition and renovation of auditoriums, lobby and restrooms, as well as box office, guest services and concession areas. The auditoriums were also upgraded to include power reclining seats with tables to accommodate fast-casual dining. The renovation also included the build-out of an AMC Red Kitchen, one of only two AMC locations in the United States to feature the dining concept. The concept allows guests to enjoy a meal during a movie from their power recliner. MacGuffins, a bar and lounge that serves specialty cocktails, beer and wine, was also added during the renovation. served as general contractor and worked in collaboration with owner’s representative Jones Lang LaSalle and BRR Architecture to complete the project.

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