Fox Theater deteriorates further

posted by danpetitpas on October 3, 2008 at 7:45 am

LARAMIE, WY — The old Fox Theater has deteriorated to the point that city officials have blocked off the sidewalk and parking spaces in front of it and are planning to demolish it.

The theater has a hole in its roof which is in danger of collapsing. The building is also contaminated with asbestos and pigeon droppings creating a health hazard.

The Fox Theater was built in 1912 as the Empress Theater. It closed in the mid-1970s and has been vacant since then.

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Comments (3)

markp on October 3, 2008 at 10:01 pm

After 30 years of neglect, what else can we expect? Another one bites the dust. Truely sad.

MPol on October 13, 2008 at 1:49 pm

When theatres are allowed to just go to seed like that due to neglect, it’s quite sad…and inexcusable.

Patsy on September 30, 2009 at 6:43 pm

Inexcusable and shameful!

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