Dave Hoekstra’s Nocturnal Journal: Preserving Movie Palaces
Listen to Dave Hoekstra’s Independence Day edition of the Nocturnal Journal with a look at the efforts of the Elmhurst-based Theatre Historical Society of America. Executive Director Richard Fosbrink and members Craig Morrison and Dave Syfczak talk about the organization’s efforts to preserve and rehab classic movie palaces, the personal relationships that formed with these neighborhood theaters and the “second-lives” of these architectural treasures.
Follow this link to listen to the broadcast http://wgnradio.com/2015/07/05/nocturnal-journal-7415-preserving-movie-palaces-more-from-nashville-with-charlie-mccoy-and-tony-fitzpatricks-dime-stories/
Learn more about historic theatres on our website at www.historictheatres.org
Founded by Ben Hall in 1969, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) celebrates, documents and promotes the architectural, cultural and social relevance of America’s historic theatres. Through its preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, its signature publication Marquee™ and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres.