Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. On Monday April 27 , Amoeba announced that the famed Los Angeles retail outlet would not be reopening at its original location, where it has sat since All efforts will now be focused on opening the store at its new space on Hollywood Boulevard, where it is slated to open in the fall. We had so many events planned to celebrate our history at Sunset! But we are facing too many mitigating circumstances that simply won't allow for it. Even if it were given the go-ahead, the statement continues, reopening would place staff and customers of the store, which sees over a million visitors a year, at risk of contracting the virus. Gavin Newsom. The new Hollywood Boulevard location is just two blocks east and two blocks north, directly next door to the Fonda Theatre.
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Like most businesses, the record store, which opened its massive Hollywood location in and has two locations in the San Francisco area, is still paying rent, bills and health insurance for some of its employees. So, we most humbly ask for your help. The funding plea has since gone viral.
As developers prepare to replace its current digs with a story mixed-use development , Amoeba Music has finally announced that, come fall, it will set up shop at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Argyle Avenue in another mixed-use complex called El Centro. The sale of the current space has been a source of controversy since it was announced. Amoeba co-owner John Henderson told the L.
It is with a very heavy heart that we must announce that the massive impact from COVID has forced Amoeba Hollywood to remain closed until we move to our new location this fall. We are devastated. We know you are too. Full Story.