Kansas Fox thrives

posted by Michael Zoldessy on April 16, 2008 at 9:45 am

HUTCHINSON, KS — The majestic Fox Theatre lives on as a center for the arts.

“The marquee was the first flashing display of neon in Kansas,” Hemmings said. “And it’s one of the few surviving, original, functioning marquees in the country.”

Besides adding to the ambience of downtown, the Fox – which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places -has an economic impact on the community, said Hemmings.

“It’s a place of beauty, a regional center for the arts, and a treasure to our community,” she said.

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