Residents fight for Whiteside
CORVALLIS, OR — With a decision expected soon, residents are banding together to prevent a retail complex going up on the site of the Whiteside Theatre.
A group of Corvallis residents is asking the state to put a stop to plans to turn a historic downtown movie theater into a retail complex.
The Whiteside Theater is listed on the city’s register of historic places. It dates to the 1920s.
A group of investors from Portland have an option to buy the building. They are planning to put shops on the ground floor, and a restaurant upstairs.
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