Development near downtown Fort Lauderdale will feature iPic movie theater

The eight-screen movie theater is expected to open with a restaurant in 2020 at a mixed-use development called 601 N Federal

iPic theater seating
iPic theater seating

An iPic movie theater with a restaurant and bar will be part of a mixed-use development on Federal Highway near downtown Fort Lauderdale.

The luxury movie theater will have screens in eight auditoriums, each with capacity for 40 to 60 guests, who will be have fully reclining leather seats, plus pillows and blankets upon request.

The theater will operate together with a restaurant called City Perch Kitchen + Bar, designed by Sherry Yard, chief operating officer of iPic Entertainment.

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The theater and restaurant will be part of a mixed-use development at 601 North Federal Highway.

The development, called 601 N Federal, will have retail and office space totaling about 150,000 square feet and as many as 180 apartments.

Barron Real Estate, the developer of 601 N Federal, expects to finish construction of the mixed-use development in the fall of 2020.

Boca Raton-based iPic Entertainment now operates movie theaters with 121 screens in Florida and eight other states. – Mike Seemuth