Funding to rescue New Granada Theatre

posted by HowardBHaas on March 3, 2009 at 7:50 am

PITTSBURGH, PA — Gaming revenue will be used to save the New Granada Theatre.

A $1.1 million project to stabilize the iconic New Granada Theater in the Hill District got its final piece of funding today.

The Allegheny County Community Infrastructure and Tourism Board, set up to dole out $80 million in state casino gambling revenues over the next decade, awarded $91,000 today to the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation to complete the funding to help shore up the building.

Read the full story in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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