Ritz Theater gets grants for repairs

posted by CSWalczak on December 23, 2009 at 7:38 am

BRUNSWICK, GA — The Fox Theater Institute of Atlanta has awarded a $30,000 grant to this town’s historic Ritz Theater, and the city has matched it with an additional grant of the same amount. The funds will be used to replace badly deteriorated windows and other improvements. The Institute provides consultative services to theater restoration projects and funds two grant projects in Georgia each year.

During heavy storms last year, water ran from the Ritz Theatre’s top floor all the way to the ground floors. A third floor window frame disintegrated, letting its big glass pane crash to the floor.

It was clear. Repairs to the Ritz Theatre’s windows could not be delayed any longer.

Read more at Jacksonville.com.

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