La Grange Theatre’s co-owners seek village funding

posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 11, 2008 at 7:55 am

LA GRANGE, IL — With work continuing on the La Grange Theatre, the owners ask for local help.

Over the years, however, the historic theater lost much of its original charm. The walls were stripped of their decorative touches, the original marquee was taken down, and the Renaissance-style facade began to crumble.

Now the owners, hoping to restore some of the old theater’s pizazz, are asking the village for help.

“We will never be able to restore its original look. But the community still recognizes the theater as an asset,” said co-owner David Rizner, 43, of Downers Grove.

Read the full story in the Chicago Tribune

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