‘'Oldest cinema in the country" facing demolition

posted by CSWalczak on May 2, 2011 at 10:50 am

WARE, MA — The Casino Theater in Ware, which dates to 1909 and may well be the oldest purpose-built movie theater in the USA, is in danger of being demolished. Efforts have been launched to forestall the destruction and to allow more time for a possible rescuer to come forward. The theater last operated as a twin.

There is more about the effort to rescue the Casino at Examiner.com.

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on May 2, 2011 at 2:08 pm

It’s tough to save buildings like this one when the town government is indifferent.

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