Creation of an educational, cultural and entertainment cinema space in Lviv
11 Khmelnytskogo Street
Additional Information

Scope of the project. The investment project “Creation of an educational, cultural and entertainment cinema space” involves the creation of a modern cultural institution in the city of Lviv on the basis of one of the city’s oldest cinemas at 11 Khmelnytskyi Street.

It will include:

  • A cinema, designed for approximately 70 spectators, for film screenings and screenings, thematic plays, performances, productions, presentations.
  • A multifunctional lobby for holding meetings, conferences, presentations, press conferences, exhibitions, trainings, master classes, seminars, poetry or music evenings, and other cultural events.
  • Dining area with kitchen and utility rooms.
  • Coworking is a space for receiving specialists, freelancers, creative industry workers.
  • A photo and video studio with a chromakey green screen for filming, a post-production room for discussions and meetings of representatives of the film industry.

The goal of the project:

  • The organization of a new special space for popularizing the history of Lviv cinema for local residents and guests of the city (from the beginning of the 20th century to the present day) and the prospects for the development of the film industry.
  • Creation of a creative cultural and educational space on the basis of municipal facilities with the involvement of investment funds.

Analysis of the problem that is solved during the implementation of the project

The investment project involves the reconstruction of the former “Khmelnytskyi” cinema, which is currently not working and is in a dilapidated state; as well as repair and restoration works on the facade of the building, at the address of the city of Lviv,

St. Khmelnytskogo, 11. The goal is to restore the functioning of the cultural object in the historical industrial microdistrict of Pidzamche with the aim of creating an educational, cultural and entertainment cinema space.


The role of the state partner in the project implementation.

To successfully achieve the project objectives, the city is ready to do the following:

  • provide all expert assessments and studies for the project;
  • transfer the building facilities for long-term use;
  • assist in obtaining the necessary permits;
  • provide support in conducting public discussions.

PPP model: reconstruction-financing-operation-maintenance-management.

The project is based on user fees. The investor will receive profit mainly by leasing the newly created commercial space and buildings and providing other related services: commercial, exhibition, MICE, etc.

Location of the plot: Lviv, Khmelnytskoho str. 11

Area. Available plot:

Non-residential premises of the former cinema “Khmelnytsky”, with a total area of 550.20 square meters:

  • Basement, with a total area of 61.6 sq.
  • Ground floor, total area 374.5 sq. m.
  • Attic floors with a total area of 114.1 sq. m.

Ownership of the existing facilities: communal property

Description of the relevant infrastructure. The territory intended for the project implementation has a very good location and transport links:

  • territorial proximity to the city center (10 minutes walk to Rynok Square).
  • The site is located on one of the central transport routes to the north – Khmelnytskoho Street.
Information about the project

Public-private partnership project (property management)

The state partner is Lviv City Council


  • the central part of the city (11 Khmelnytskogo str.);
  • 5 minutes on foot to the Town Hall (Town Hall; old town);
  • one of the oldest cinemas in Lviv; the cinema building is an architectural monument.

Characteristics of the property:

  • Communal non-residential premises;
  • The total area is 550.20 square meters.

Sources of investor income: the cost of leasing newly created spaces and providing other related services: commercial, exhibition services, MICE.

Socio-economic effect:

  • renovation of the former city cinema;
  • creation of a modern creative institution of cultural direction;
  • reconstruction of the monument building.

Project status: initial stage of preparation (preliminary studies are being carried out).