Historic Granada Theatre gets new life

posted by ticktock11 on September 10, 2007 at 9:50 am

THE DALLES, OR — Dormant no more, construction will begin next May on the Granada Theatre so it can be used for concerts and meetings.

1 of the first movie theaters west of the Mississippi River to show talking pictures has been silenced for almost five years.

But the historic Granada theater in The Dalles — which dates to 1929 and is on the National Register of Historic Place — is getting a second chance.

A tourism company has bought the building to use as a venue for seminars and acoustic concerts, as well as a tasting room for local wineries.

You can read the full article at KTVZ.

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