Charlotte selects foundation to restore theater
posted by Michael Zoldessy on December 27, 2012 at 7:48 am
CHARLOTTE, NC — The Foundation for the Carolinas to restore the Carolina Theatre after receiving various proposals. They plan to start construction in the next few years on an office building above the theatre, which will host entertainment on the weekends and become a non-profit.
Read more in the Charlotte Observer.
What? Let’s hope that the City of Charlotte does not turn this landmark theatre into another Downtown Office Building. I would love to see the CAROLINA THEATRE restore to it’s vintage glory. The CAROLINA was the state’s grand palace and it was the first and foremost theatre in the state to get the Exclusive Carolina Showing of “Gone With The Wind” on January 29,1940.