The Wollaston Theater has been sold

posted by emilysweeney on July 6, 2009 at 10:45 am

QUINCY, MA — A nonprofit organization is trying to save the Wollaston Theater. The 83-year-old theater has been closed since 2003 and is in need of major repairs.

The single-screen movie theater, known to locals as “The Wolly,” has been closed since 2003, and is in need of major repairs.

Quincy Mayor Thomas P. Koch requested that Street-Works purchase the aging building so it could be preserved, according to the mayor’s office. Koch said the deal will give some time for a nonprofit organization to raise money and secure grants to restore the theater.

Here’s the full story in The Boston Globe.

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on July 6, 2009 at 1:55 pm

Unlike some old closed theaters which are in a near-hopeless state, the Wollaston is not so far gone that it cannot be restored.

willskith on October 23, 2009 at 11:37 am

This makes me happy.

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