Art marquee restoration first step

posted by Michael Zoldessy on September 9, 2008 at 7:39 am

HOBART, IN — Still pleasing moviegoers after almost 70 years, the Art Theater’s new marquee is the one of many renovations coming.

A new, three-sided marquee illuminated by bright, flashing lights will greet downtown moviegoers tonight.

The marquee outside the Art Theatre is the latest upgrade in a two-year project to restore the 67-year-old theater to its former grandeur.

The marquee is reminiscent of the one that was in place when the Art opened in 1941, although it’s not quite as big as the original, owner Scott Frey said.

Read more at the Post-Tribune.

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