Economic Impact of Historic Theatres With Birmingham Landmarks. Inc.

posted by ThrHistoricalSociety on November 19, 2015 at 2:03 pm


Birmingham Landmarks Inc. has both commissioned and collaborated with several different entities for development of studies and reports addressing the restored Lyric’s economic and artistic impacts upon the City of Birmingham, as well as the economic feasibility of restoration and operation of the future Lyric Performing Arts Center.

These studies and academic investigations provide valuable support for Birmingham Landmarks ability to make sound business and financial decisions while planning for the restoration initiative. In addition, the studies provide valuable support for generating dialogue with major prospective donors who appreciate the exploration of these issues for both pragmatic and philanthropical decision making. You can read the studies and reports here:

Enjoy the story of how the Lyric was restored!

Restore the Lyric, a narrative of construction activity at The Lyric Theatre. Join us as we log the revitalization of this historical structure, which has been standing in the heart of downtown Birmingham since 1914.

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ABOUT THEATRE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA: Founded by Ben Hall in 1969, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) celebrates, documents and promotes the architectural, cultural and social relevance of America’s historic theatres. Through its preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, its signature publication Marquee™ and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres.

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