I was reading an article in the Philly Inquirer this morning titled TLA Video closing its Center City store and the NY Times Once Palaces, Now Chain Stores came to mind. Seriously, if you’re able to, save historical buildings, especially ones where the arts flourished. You can start with the Lansdowne Theater.
If you’d like to see the historic Lansdowne Theater for yourself, on November 6th, the doors will be opened for a unique opportunity to peek at a historic landmark that has been left largely unchanged since the 1920s. For a $10 tax-deductible contribution per person for the tour, you will get to view the public […]
I just received an e-mail from the Historic Lansdowne Theater Corporation. Using grants from the Greater Lansdowne Civic Association and a Community Development Building Grant from Delaware County the restoration of the theater marquee has begun. Project architect Farewell Mills Gatsch took measurements, inspected structural elements, and began the process to develop plans/specifications that will […]